Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Sobering Statistics

  • Youth Fail to Qualify for Military Service

    "Approximately 71% of the 34 million 17-to-24-year-olds in the U.S. would not qualify for military service because of reasons related to health, physical appearance and educational background, according to the Pentagon..."

  • "Maybe We Don’t Have the Worlds Best Colleges

    America’s schools and colleges are actually far more alike than people believe — and not in a good way. The nation’s deep education problems, the data suggest, don’t magically disappear once students disappear behind ivy-covered walls..."