Thursday, February 7, 2008


To boost America’s economy, we must focus on strengthening K-12 education.

Why? Economists estimate that if America raises student skills closer to that of European nations, the U.S. economy would grow by an additional 5% over 30 years resulting in an extra $1.5 trillion in 2037 alone—more than triple current U.S. spending on K-12 public education.

Please visit this website: ED in '08.
Watch the video, and pass the word along to everyone you know.

UPDATE 2-10-08: If you need a visual to show you why education is so important, then please let me leave you with this picture, courtesy of The FAIL Blog, which I will endorse, and Who Wants to be a Millionaire, which I will not...

Yes, we first landed men on an elephant. Wow.