So here's a sign at on the miserable state of education in America.
"Develop Your English Skills For A Career In The Federal Government"
An advertisement in downtown, Washington, DC.
It's amazing that we can't assume proficiency in basic English skills.
Again, forget perhaps more challenging fields of the present and future such as science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
We can't even assume proficient English language skills for the Federal government in the Capital of this great country.
Certainly, would understand the need for people with specialized foreign language skills for domestic positions as intelligence analysts and various overseas positions, but English???
There are more advanced degrees and certifications out there than over before, but are people really any smarter or ready for successful careers, life skills, and survival in modern-day America and the broader world. ;-)
(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)