America has fallen behind in the global education race

Jamie Merisotis
Feb 18 · 3 min read
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  • People without education and training face a nearly impossible climb toward the middle class, not to mention missed opportunities for personal growth and civic participation.
  • African-Americans, Latinos, and American Indians see fewer educational opportunities, so they’re unjustly cut off from the American dream. That hurts all of us, because we can’t have a vibrant, globally competitive workforce without them.

Today's Students / Tomorrow's Talent

Preparing today's students to thrive in tomorrow's world

Jamie Merisotis

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President and CEO of Lumina Foundation, committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all

Today's Students / Tomorrow's Talent

Preparing today's students to thrive in tomorrow's world