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by Craig R. Barrett - 2008

Maintaining U.S. competitiveness in today’s global economy is crucial. How well we meet that challenge depends largely on the success of our youth. As a parent, a businessman and a former college professor, I believe education is the best asset we can offer our children, but unless we improve the substandard quality of education in this country, we’re not doing all we can to assure a strong future.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 80-82
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22839, Date Accessed: 6/21/2021 6:11:18 PM

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  • Craig R. Barrett
    Stanford University
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    Craig R. Barrett is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Intel Corporation. Before joining Intel in the early 1990s, Mr. Barrett was on the faculty at Stanford University in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.This commentary was written in 2008 and is reproduced from Intel’s web site with permission of the author.
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