Education Is The Tide That Floats All Boats
Over the past two decades we have seen an economic paradigm shift where more of the lower paying manufacturing jobs in the US moved to countries like Mexico, China and India and this is exactly what the Free Market predicted so this should not have been a surprise. The US should’ve seen this coming but we didn’t and now we are scrambling to quickly transition to a Knowledge Based Economy where more of the white collar jobs are located here and a smaller percentage of low paying blue collar jobs remain in the US . I have written about this here and won’t belabor the point in this post but I’d like to explore how we speed up that transition to a Knowledge Based Economy and equip our children to enter it.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics published a chart showing how education level is related to Unemployment Rate and…
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