There is no doubt that the U.S. education system impacts every sector of our society. Some of the connections and consequences on the business community are easily understood, such as the impact of a widening skills gap. Some connections however, are not so obvious.
We’re nearing the end of May, which means we’re right smack in the middle of college commencement season. Maybe your child or another family member is graduating (congratulations!), and you’ll be taking part in some festivities yourself this year.
This op-ed by former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings first appeared on The Hill's Congress Blog.
The topic of women in the workplace is certainly not a new subject for discussion, but how we look at their role and impact is most certainly changing. History has accurately recorded the foundation that women bring to our families and communities, but what about in business?