Seems like many of our discussions at the Columbus Futurists turn on the subject of education. We obviously recognize it as a key component of any future we contemplate.
For a little more wood on the fire, here’s a link to a comprehensive look at the thescience standards for education in all 50 US states. It is not pretty, but there are some surprises. Not every state you would expect to score low, does. And some you would expect to score well, do not. http://www.edexcellencemedia.net/publications/2012/2012-State-of-State-Science-Standards/2012-State-of-State-Science-Standards-FINAL.pdf
— Rich Bowers