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The Ohio Department of Education celebrates the birth of a great country

7/2/2012

It was a long time ago when President Thomas Jefferson said

“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people . . . They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.”

But our founding father from Virginia and the third elected American president had it exactly right in the 1700s.

And during this Fourth of July week, we should remember the men and women who have lived up to this creed throughout the centuries, wore the uniform of our Armed Services or otherwise honored the ideals of a nation we inhabit and cherish.

The Ohio Department of Education celebrates the birth of a great country – The United States of America.