Jun 17 '09
Children are exceptions to the country's work ethic -
"America's poor educational performance is weakening its economy. A recent report from McKinsey, a management consultancy, argues that the lagging performance of the country's school pupils, particularly its poor and minority children, has wreaked more devastation on the economy than the current recession."
p.s. Next to the New York Times, the Economist's website is beyond excellent for civil and level-headed user-submitted comments.
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