Seniors embody a vast reservoir of skills, talent and wisdom that we gratuitously salute but do not harness for productive roles. How can seniors save American education and insure a 21st century-ready workforce?
I encourage my fellow Americans, regardless of your parental status or direct utilization of our tax supported public educational system, to consider making a personal commitment to public education in your community.
The government would reap $45 billion in extra tax revenues if the number of high school dropouts in the U.S. were cut in half by 2018. That's an economic stimulus package that everyone should be able to get behind.