Over the next decade, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States will create 9.2 million jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In order to fill these jobs, experts agree that we must adequately train our students in STEM fields.
The 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results in Mathematics and reading were released yesterday and the results indicate modest gains nationally with substantial gains in Tennessee and the District of Columbia.
January 1, 2014 represents a date that will change how employers and prospective employees utilize the hiring process. On that day, all 50 states and territories will change the assessment used to issue alternative high school credentials.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), set in 2000 by 189 United Nations members, were aimed at significantly improving social and economic conditions in the world's poor countries by 2015.
America’s public K-12 education system isn’t making the grade. It’s not adequately preparing our students to succeed in college or the modern workforce. It’s not delivering the skilled workers that businesses need to drive stronger economic growth.