Press Release: Center for Education and Workforce

U.S. Chamber Report Makes Case for Reforming Student Financial Aid

January 8, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) released today guiding principles from a task force of business and chamber leaders for improving the federal financial aid system. The report titled, Redesigning Federal Financial Aid, shows that the system is overly complex and does not adequately emphasize completion or student outcomes.  

U.S. Chamber Gathers Leaders to Discuss Skills Gap Between Employers and Workforce

September 20, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, hosted a forum today with business leaders, policymakers, and education innovators to discuss how to close our country’s ongoing skills gap crisis.

Inaugural national STEM conference gets key support from Institute for a Competitive Workforce

April 10, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC.—America needs a workforce skilled in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and a notable group of companies and organizations is uniting to ensure that the nation gets the message.