Nearly a decade ago, I worked with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to develop the first report in an ongoing series comparing how states stack up when it comes to education.
Our country has taken considerable strides toward racial equality in recent decades, but one area where we still fall well short -- where a child’s race still plays a role in determining the opportunities he or she has to succeed -- is our nation’s education system.
In preparation for the U.S.
On December 10, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) will release a report on the education landscape for African-American students in the United States. As someone who worked with USCCF to cull the data for the report, I can tell you that the results are disheartening.
University of California, Berkeley student Deep Dave is a double major in computer science and economics who has completed 68 college credits. What’s so unique about Deep? He’s only 18 years old.
Another summer has come and gone and students across the country are getting acclimated to new teachers, new classrooms, new books, and new friends.