With America’s Promise Alliance reporting a few weeks ago that 1.2 million students are dropping out of the nation’s schools annually, one can only wonder what the literacy rate will be in the next 10 years. Couple that with the fact that millions of poorly educated immigrants are pouring over our southern borders every year and things begin to look very scary.
Americans must remember value of a good education
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