Linchpin by Seth Godin.
Godin argues that only two things should be taught in school:
1. How to solve problems.
2. How to lead. [source]
I tend to agree with him. Learning facts does not set you apart in today's information driven culture. It's what you do with what you know and how you can lead others to use what you know that is important.
Employers are looking for problem solvers and leaders.
Now to figure out how to actually teach these two skills effectively...