Our future depends on the strength of our scientific spine, StemConnector.org reports. The skills derived from a STEM education are the mission-critical elements of the jobs of tomorrow, for they are directly linked to economic productivity and competitive products. Moreover, education is more closely correlated with upward mobility than anything else. It’s the best way to reduce excessive inequality in incomes and opportunities, and the best way to avoid having our society degenerate into a class system. The men and women who will make up America’s tomorrow and the core of its economy are in its classrooms today, and there are way too few of them in the fields of science and technology that create the dynamic of our economy today, the future of our economy, and the best-paying jobs. ..