75% of Breakthrough teaching fellows express a strong interest in pursuing careers in education following their summer internship.
First of all, way to go young people! Showing up is how you get your issues addressed. Ever notice that the 60+ folks get pretty much whatever they want from the government? It's because they always vote. Now it's your turn at the table.
Now that we've made a choice, let's think about what this means for education policy (again, I know, but it's good to see this from a variety of sources), from the good folks at ontheissues.org.
Barack Obama on Education (ontheissues.org)
(the emphasis on out-of-school learning is making us hopeful around here)