Nobody can really guarantee the future. The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them and then make our plans with confidence.
We can’t take a slipshod and easygoing attitude toward education in this country. And by “we” I don’t mean “somebody else,” but I mean me and I mean you. It is the future of our country – yours and mine – which is at stake.
What’s right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity – intellect and resources – to do some thing about them.