Even in an era of extreme political partisanship, America's children are too valuable of a national asset to abandon. While there's a lot of talk about economic growth in this year's presidential race, the fact is that other countries recognize their most prized economic resources are their kids. America must take immediate action to play catch up; otherwise, we can't promise our kids that this century will belong to America.
As we head into this fall's elections and debates, let's here from candidates at all levels about what they would do to address our growing gap in commitment to education. Our kids deserve to know how our leaders plan to ensure we remain a true leader in education.