Archive for Illiteracy

Connecting the Dots

An alarming task force report led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Joel Klein, the former chancellor of New York City’s school system, has just revealed that 30% of young high school graduates don’t qualify to serve in the military because they don’t do well enough in math, science, and English and 75% of young adults are not capable of serving in the military because of inadequate education, criminal records, or are simply physically unfit.

Ms. Rice called this our greatest national security challenge, and said
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