In 2011, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce published a compilation of case studies highlighting the value of business involvement in education reform.
The U.S. relies heavily upon technology and innovation for its economic strength, yet it is consistently being reported that American students lag behind their international peers when it comes to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Businesses realize that a strong education system is vital to ensure a strong workforce that will help their business grow and prospect in the future.
As the United States emerges from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, top innovators in business, government, and the civic sector are developing inventive ways to tackle this country’s most pressing issues.
On many current measures based on existing state assessments, New Jersey has one of the best public school systems in the country. Our aggregate data consistently place us on the very short list of five top-performing states based on many key measures of success.