Ohio has had statewide learning standards in mathematics and English Language Arts in the past, but these standards were not rigorous and not aligned with the demands of college and the workplace.
A new report by ACT reveals that 95% of low-income students aspire to go to college, but only 59% actually enroll upon graduating from high school.
One of the primary reasons the business community supports the Common Core State Standards is its focus on preparing students to be “college- and career-ready.” This means that, upon graduating from high school, students will be prepared to enter college w
As an engineer working for a global communications networking company, I cannot overstate the value of having a good education. My teenage son, however, is more amazed by the fact that I was schooled during the “B.C. era” -- before computers.
The 2013 CECP Summit: Ahead, Together, brought chairs of foundations, CEOs, and corporate responsbility experts to NYC to discuss how to make corporate giving more effective.
Businesses realize that a strong education system is vital to ensure a strong workforce that will help their business grow and prospect in the future.
By: Samuel Castillo, Programming and Communications Intern, USCCF’s Education and Workforce Center
By: Jaimie Matthews, Manager of Policy and Programs at the USCCF's Center for Education and Workforce.
What will it take for your Citizens Award nomination to be selected as the best? Review tips from past winners and judges as you complete your nomination and help your company join the ranks of other companies who have been recognized over the past 15 years.