The U.S. Army via Flickr
On Campus tries to stray on occasion into non-academic post-high-school options — not just college. And we’ve often read about the business community’s input in education discussions, how it says education needs to change to provide the work force with better-educated employees.
So I read with interest this unsettling piece of news from NPR:
Nearly one of every four high school graduates can’t pass the basic military entrance exam, a new report shows.
Looks like the military is becoming another voice in the how-do-we-fix-education discussion:
A group of former military leaders is calling for significant changes in the educational system, calling the ineligibility rates a matter of national security.