Education policy in the U.S. is in transition. For the past 15 years, federal policy epitomized by the No Child Left Behind accountability laws drove much of the discussion.
For some, it’s easy to take for granted healthy cooking know-how, whether it was ingrained in us as young kids or absorbed through the recent explosion of the wellness blogger.
Philadelphia is known for a lot of things. American history. The cheesesteak. Passionate sports fans. Rocky Balboa.
A good job is the best path to a better life, and countless businesses across America are eager to hire young people who are ready for the workforce. Unfortunately, too many young Americans find themselves detached from economic opportunity.
Northern Kentucky has a robust manufacturing industry, representing 77% of all goods-producing sectors in the Commonwealth. And, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, manufacturing will continue to grow in the Bluegrass State.
In the two weeks since the devastating 7.8 earthquake in Ecuador, the government, nonprofit, and business communities have rallied together to orchestrate the relief efforts.
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we get the privilege of working the business community on the work they do to make a positive impact around the world. And, every spring, we ask businesses to share that positive work by submitting a nomination for the Corporate Citizenship Awards!
U.S. manufacturers today face a tremendous challenge finding quality talent to stay competitive in the global economy. Part of the solution is to attract an untapped but talented demographic of people who are already making significant contributions to the field of manufacturing: women.
Most people typically regard the cause of global development as the domain of government officials, church leaders, charitable NGO directors, and philanthropic rock stars.
America has people without jobs, but it also has jobs without people – about 5.6 million of them. Why can't those jobs be filled? Because job candidates lack the required skills. We call this situation the skills gap.