American Education—American Competitiveness

by Bill Clinton - 2008

I think that our ability as a party to lead this country and our ability as a country to regenerate our basic economic strength rest on our acceptance of two rather simple ideas. One is the idea of community—we are all in this together. A rather simple idea that’s been out of fashion for the last eight years. When I was a kid coming up, my mother was widowed, and she went away until I was 4 to get nursing training so she could support me.

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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. 175-176 ID Number: 22871, Date Accessed: 8/1/2021 10:16:45 PM

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