reports Bill Gates said on Monday that while the United States higher education system is the envy of the world, primary and secondary schools are not preparing students for college. Gates told the Associated Press that his experience as a parent has led him to devote more time to thinking about schools. He believes the United States educational system needs higher standards, increased accountability, and more flexibility. Gates added that every state should mandate three to four years of both math and science in high school in order to graduate. Gates also added that the best teachers should be...

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