Commentary: A Simple Proposal to Revive the American Dream

Baseball Diamond 23%

The Atlantic

Jan 7, 1:00 AM

Commentary: A Simple Proposal to Revive the American Dream

For years, reformers have focused on the impact that pre-k can have on young people as they grow into adulthood. Now, cities and states are working quietly to revolutionize public education again. More than a century ago, America sparked an explosion of social mobility by creating a robust system of public schools that run to 12th grade. By adding community colleges to the nation’s public-school systems and educational requirements, we can do the same today.

Tags: higher education

Email your comment to the reporter:

Contact Author

Required

Required