During this election season, we have heard both candidates address the unstable economy, the wars in the Middle East and their plans for health care reform. But, the debate on education has been almost mute.

This USA Today article is the first article we’ve seen on how Senators Obama and McCain differ on key education issues like teacher recruitment, federal funding and college affordability.

Corporate Voices for Working Families has spent a great amount of time understanding what 21st century workers in America need to succeed in the workplace. Results of a 2006 survey indicate that the U.S. is not doing enough to prepare children for a vibrant economic future and that the pool of talented workers coming out of school is becoming smaller.

To read more about Corporate Voices’ research, findings and work in the education and workforce readiness sector, visit our website.

By Allison Tomei