Author: 
Terry Dunn
Publication: 
CNBC
Category: 
In The News

CEO Blog: Getting America Back to Work Begins In Our Schools

In his State of the Union address last night President Obama reminded the nation that education equals employment.

In the First Lady’s box sat a single mother from North Carolina whose studies at a community college earned her a high-tech position after she had lost a job as a mechanic.

The President wants states to require students to stay in high school until they graduate or turn 18. Given the global economic challenges we confront it is essential we provide every American with the opportunity for a quality education. But that is not possible if our educational infrastructure is in disrepair.