The Department of Education has announced that it’s planning to convene a summit, a very ambitious summit. According to the Department:

The U.S. Department of Education will host the “Sustainability Education Summit: Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy” Monday and Tuesday in Washington, D.C. More than 300 experts will come together to begin developing an action plan for a broad national approach to economic sustainability, centering on higher education and the education system in general.

The congressionally mandated summit will feature senior government, education and business leaders to explore how to promote America’s transition to a sustainable, green economy.

Wow, that’s a lot of stuff to cover. Apparently a lot of politicians stuck in a hotel for two days are hoping to save the planet, create full employment, and maybe get everyone through college too.

As long as we’re being all ambitious, why not try to win in Afghanistan at the same conference?

Read more about the conference here.

Daniel Luzer

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer