Vivek Wadwha sees an opportunity to re-energize and re-focus America's education system through Presidential leadership similar to what America experienced after Sputnik, using the global challenge of world climate risk as the catalyst.
President Kennedy's vision in 1961 to put a man on the moon within the decade was an inspiring challenge to Americans. Through his leadership, America organized the engineering, science and math education necessary to meet that challenge.
Today, the U.S. public needs to look for that high caliber of leadership in the current field of presidential candidates - who has the inspirational capacity to fire our imaginations and to inspire us to action with bold economic and scientific goals that raise our educational expectations?
The 2008 Candidates' Education Vision