What You May Have Missed
By Jeff Thredgold, For the Deseret News
Published: Tuesday, July 19 2011 5:00 p.m. MDT
For the Deseret News
Editor's note: Seventeen years ago, Jeff Thredgold published this letter as "A Father's Letter to My Children in School," and the response was amazing, with requests to reprint more than 150,000 copies. Since then, just as students around the country are getting ready to go back to school, he runs it again.
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Jeff Thredgold is the only economist to have earned the CSP (certified speaking professional) international designation, the highest earned designation in professional speaking. He is also an economic consultant to Zions Bank.