Wednesday, August 27, 2008

US Education System Failing Youths

Intel Cites US Education 'Crisis'

The chairman of the world's biggest computer chipmaker has said the US "education system is in crisis and failing the youth of today". Craig Barrett, who made his "one political statement" at the Intel developers' forum being held in San Francisco, urged US politicians to act. He told the audience: "Nations are as strong as their educational systems. "The rest of the emerging world recognises this is the key to staying competitive."

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