In case you missed it amidst the just-ended orgy of merry consumerism, you might find it worthwhile to go back and give yourself a real holiday present. Pick up a copy of "Tough Choices or Tough Times." The 170-page report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce lays out America's options in terms as stark as its title. (Get the free executive summary: http://skillscommission.org/pdf/exec_sum/ToughChoices_EXECSUM.pdf) To be sure, this new report from the nonprofit and nonpartisan National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) carries all the standard and valid alarms we've grown so...

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