It is clear that our school systems need to respond better to a changing world. Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “We cannot build the future for our youth—but we can build our youth for the future.” It is our duty to do whatever we can to help our students connect learning with real life and to provide them with the necessary skills to prepare them for success.
As our global economy expands, our need to prepare this next generation for new careers becomes even more imperative. If we seize this moment and work together, America’s students will be our most valuable assets to compete in the 21st century.
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