Will the US Invest in its Own Future?

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The Royal Society of England has released a report on the scientific output of various countries.  It reports that China has already surpassed Britain as the second leading producer of research in the world and, at its present rate, it will overtake the United States in science in just two years. Meantime, education in the United States is in the cross hairs of both reformers and budget cutters.



  • John Rogers - Professor of Education at UCLA, director of the Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access
  • Arthur Rothkopf - Department of Education's National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity
  • Adam Minter - author of the book “"Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale." - @AdamMinter
  • Nina Hachigian - Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress


Warren Olney