Education is the building block of success. The future of our country depends on preparing the minds of our youth to meet the vigor of competition in a global society. American public education is doing a disservice to millions of children and trapping them in failing and sometimes dangerous schools. We must insure that every child has the opportunity to achieve educational excellence.
Substandard education costs our country an average $1.2 trillion in lost productivity per year. The ramifications of a failing educational system are felt throughout all sectors of our society.
The rest of the world has taken advantage of modern technology and the internet to raise their academic achievement as they are hungry to raise their standards of living for themselves and future generations. Inadvertently, we have rested on our laurels and have fallen behind. Education cannot stop after grade 12 or college because we are now competing with countries and individuals from around the world in our job markets. We must strive to be better on an ongoing basis. We must strive to be better on an ongoing basis.
It is important that you strive to become a life learner. This will help you achieve success and gain the competitive edge not only in education, but in life, business, and sports thus empowering you to improve the quality of your life. As you develop the mindset of a life learner, striving to improve yourself on a daily basis, both personally and professionally, you will become more motivated and productive while developing a thirst for knowledge and passion to excel. In a 24/7 information world, now, more than ever, it is critical to continually strive to be the best you can be and help America be great again!