I agree with Mr. Bracey’s conclusions, but he fails to bring up one point that is so often overlooked with this topic (and perhaps both educators and corporate America ought to be blamed equally). From the perspective of an entrepreneur, I want to know why we do not teach children that there are other options besides getting a good education and working for someone else .
This is the dilemma with corporate America. Most people end up with two options: They get stuck in “corporate prison” or they get laid off. Why not teach more kids entrepreneurial skills?