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‘What, Me Worry?’

‘What, Me Worry?’: “Let me translate Mr. Gates’s words: “If we don’t fix American education, I will not be able to hire your kids.”"
Comment: The article takes a more political slant than I usually l link to…but the central notion of the article is worth pondering. Is our education system preparing people for the workforce? Or, perhaps a bigger question – is it the function of our education system to prepare learners for the workforce? Or is education’s highest calling to prepare learners to embrace and function in a dynamic world? Should education make better people? Or should education make better employees?