I am sure this could go in the funny farm as well, but I also believe it to be a bit more serious of a topic that merits more discussion than that what would be fostered in the funny farm. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIzDN317Pc8 What are your personal thoughts on this? Does the US need more Engineers in general? As of right now it seems that schools are more focusing on business aspects. I know several high schools that are scrapping their Wood Shop and Metal Working classes and in return are offering more business oriented classes. My personal high school was all about the business classes. Accounting, Marketing, Web design, and other business courses. They just about lost all of their funding for wood shop, and the FIRST robotics team was scrapped.