The Vermont Future’s Project has identified the kind of skills and training that our workforce will need for our economy to prosper in the future. In a competitive global market we will have to start to take more seriosuly how our children stack up education-wise against an increasing competive environemnt. Getting our children in top shape educationally.
That was the them highlighted by Kevin Chavous as he describes himself as “an evangelist on a mission” to get every child a quality education that will allow them to compete in the global marketplace. This will require reforming an education system that was created on a Industrial Age model. He sees the issue of school choice as the key to shuch reforms and was featured a while back here in Vermont and other states acroos the country in an event called “National School Choice Week”
Mr Chavas was joinded by local Vermont student. Among them was Jasmine Whittaker, a seventh grader at the Riverside School gave a personal testimony about how school choice gives young people more educational opportunity than a one size fits all educational approach: