Ignoring education funding creates uncertain future
| Jan 13, 2011
Over the long term, the only way the United States is going to raise wages, grow the economy, and improve competitiveness is by investing in our people—especially their educations.
Education is one of the biggest expenses in state budgets. But states can't run deficits, and tax revenues during the prolonged downturn haven't kept up. And Washington is in no mood to help.
Read more of this article by former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich in the San Francisco Chronicle.