In Silicon Valley, most of the jobs require a BS in Computer Science. Half of our children in the valley are not majoring in the high tech field. In Canada, every 3 months in college is allocated to internship and so at the end of the school year, an average of 6 months is spent working as an intern. Many more graduate students in computer science come from India and China.
What is our goal in raising the standard of education in the USA? Can we pay our teachers a decent wage and provide a decent housing program?
We hope that our next president will support the benefits for teachers and provide funding to public school system.
I was blessed to have my children experienced public school using Montessori style of learning during elementary years.