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What makes leaders effective in an environment that is rapidly changing, volatile, and unpredictable? And what makes those effective leaders get the most out of life?

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America's cities are becoming increasingly unaffordable. Why? Because some are failing at basic supply and demand. 

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April 18, 2014
The New York Times' David Brooks took to the pages today to defend Common Core, reminding readers that: "school standards are not curricula. They do not determine what students read or how teachers should teach."
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April 17, 2014
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently released a video about the Common Core State Standards which presents the facts about how the standards were written, adopted, and are being implemented by 44 states.
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April 15, 2014
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Delaware Governor Jack Markell hosted a sold-out event Monday for Delaware business, community, and education leaders to discuss how implementing high academic standards will lead to a prosperous state economy.
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March 31, 2014
Georgia has long been considered one of the best places in the nation to start a business or grow jobs.
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February 19, 2014

Even though the number of young people with a postsecondary credential or college degree is on the rise, the same cannot be said for youth employment, as many struggle to secure a job.

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January 16, 2014

A new study from Penn’s Graduate School of Education finds that massive open online courses (MOOCs) have surprisingly few active users, with many disengaging after just a week or two of enrollment. Rare is the student who actually makes it to the course’s end. These findings are drawn from the movement of a million students enrolled at Coursera, one of the largest MOOCs in the business.

The detailed findings:

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January 14, 2014

In an increasingly flat world, the competition for markets, business, and human capital has never been greater. Although we have made enormous strides in technology and business, there is one area where we have remained stagnant over the years: education. Our competitors overseas, however, committed themselves to making education a priority—and it is paying off.

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January 14, 2014
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January 1, 2014
Scarce research dollars mean that the federal government is becoming risk averse.
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September 11, 2013
What do you consider a likely future challenge that we must prepare for?
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September 11, 2013
Highlighting the work of Dow Chemical Company in promoting a 21st Century Workforce
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August 21, 2013

As the U.S. economy experiences a slow recovery, the situation remains bleak for one demographic in particular: young Americans. 

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June 5, 2013

Summer is quickly approaching and that means graduation and intern season all across the United States. In June, millions of current students and recent graduates will commence their intern roles in government, not-for-profit organization, corporations, and many other entities. 

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May 20, 2013
Millennials are America’s largest generation—ever. Are they ready to work?
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May 17, 2013
How will job-creating commercial products and services, government, industry, and academia innovate together?
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May 17, 2013
Educating creative and fearless thinkers and doers.
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May 2, 2013
Prioritizing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education
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April 22, 2013
Increasing the potential economic value of each child.
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October 10, 2012
Spotlighting the Kalamazoo Promise

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