Putting the World into World-Class Education: A National Imperative and a State and Local Responsibility
Publication Date: December 2008
Special Collection: Presidential Advisory
Keywords: Presidential transition; Global competence; International education
Coverage: United States
Substantial and strategic new investments are needed in human capital, research, and proven practices and a federal, state, and local partnership must be created that focuses national attention on redesigning our schools for the 21st century. The purpose of this partnership must be clear: to ensure our nation's long-term economic competitiveness and national security by dramatically upgrading the skills of our graduates.