Friday, July 9, 2010
Waiting for "Superman"
I'd like everyone to pledge to see Waiting for " Superman". A documentary which address our nation's educational promise " No child left behind".
* 32 million adults in the US have trouble reading a children's picture book
* US ranks 25th in math and 21st in science among 30 developed countries.
* By year 2020, there will be 123 million high paying job, high skilled jobs in the US, but only 50 million Americana's will be qualified to fill these positions.
* Approximately 50% of teachers leave the profession after 6 years.
* 51% of students drop out of High School.
Waiting for "Superman" address the bullet points above and other issues, while discussing solutions. An educated, healthy, nation is a prosperous one - Please take the Pledge.