Schieffer: Education is our first line of defense – CBS News Video

Bob Schieffer plugs education and worries about last week’s NAEP report on what students know about history:

Schieffer is right:  Teachers deserve better pay, and that’s probably the quickest and best solution to get our kids up to snuff on history.

And history is our first line of defense.  Minutemen at Lexington and Concord knew why they were fighting, and fought to victory as a result.  Don’t our kids deserve as good an education today?

[I’m posting this on Wednesday — the YouTube version had only 54 views when I did.  Spread the word, will you?]

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