We are a nation of 74 million kids. But because kids don't vote, don't host shows on Fox or MSNBC, don't run PACs or host fundraisers, their priorities simply aren't met in Washington, D.C. or the states.
More than two thirds of the world's population - over four billion people - identify with one religion or another. Imagine the motivational energy of these four billion people used as a positive force for global social change.
While there's no official name for the dual strategy of micromanaging teachers and trying to root out the bad ones, it might as well be called 'Operation Discourage Bright People from Wanting to Teach'.