March 8, 2015 — The United States, long considered a superpower, is losing that strength in a vital area of today’s global economy: human capital. Our teens are falling behind those in other countries in math, reading and other critical skills needed to compete, but more importantly to lead.

The only way to keep up or gain momentum is to have a common core of educational benchmarks that are universal, standardized and measurable. We must play on the same field as the rest of the world – and play as well, or better.

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