Recent teacher strikes have highlighted the lack of resources for K-12 education in many states. We have a huge defense budget, with Congress often providing more funding for various weapons systems than the Pentagon requests.
In an op-ed I propose that 10% of the defense budget be applied to funding education. We are well prepared for external threats, but I argue that our internal security depends on a well-educated electorate. We are falling short on that goal. Read more at: