The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host the former governors of five U.S. states on Wednesday as they show their support for Common Core education standards. The roundtable discussion is also sponsored by the Bipartisan Policy Center, and Business Roundtable, and will be open to interested media members.
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Starting this fall, Southern New Hampshire University will offer a bachelor’s degree for $10,000. What makes this online program unique is that it is "competency-based" as opposed to the credit-based system that the majority of colleges offer.
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A recent survey by Northeastern University revealed that business leaders are increasingly skeptical about the nation’s postsecondary institutions ability to prepare students with the skills necessary to be successful in today’s workforce.
Education reforms in Tennessee are paying off, and in a big way. Recently, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) revealed that students in Tennessee made tremendous strides since 2011—the most in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report has released a STEM Index of the United States and the data confirms what we in the business community have feared—that our educational system is not producing enough STEM graduates to keep up with marketplace demand.