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Terrific: America Lags Behind 31 Other Countries in Mathematics

Dark Matter Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 10:37 AM
charles Well there is a certain type of intelligence among the rank and file Democrat. It is somewhat clever to keep voting for politicians who will steal money from your neighbors to give to you so you don't have to spend your life in jail. Clever yes. Criminal too. (you in the universal sense, of course)

I understand that we are more than $16 Trillion in debt and unemployment has been above eight percent for 43 straight months, but education reform is a moral imperative that cannot wait:

We have a crisis in our schools. This is not a new revelation, but it needs to be stated regardless, particularly at the start of another academic year and at a time when America is struggling to compete in the very fields — math, science, technology — that are defining the global economy. Consider that U.S. high school students graduate with just a 32 percent proficiency...