MAGNET, an Ohio MEP that recognized the growing need for high school graduates with STEM skills in order to sustain the manufacturing economy in Ohio, created an employer-led pre-apprenticeship program aligned with the Ohio Department of Education College and Career readiness graduation standards, and partnered with local public education and local employers.
The Aviation Community Foundation will host a three-day learning event for high schoolers in New York City, as part of it's broad efforts to build awareness of career opportunities in the aviation industry.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) believes that we can tackles the skills gap if our employers start taking a leadership role in ensuring their communities are prioritizing career readiness.
Opportunity is at the heart of the American Dream, and at the heart of opportunity is a job. When the right person fills the right job, we all benefit—families, neighborhoods, businesses. We all grow and prosper. Yet, there’s a disconnect in our country.
The growth of the information economy and the use of data should encourage regulators to develop privacy rules based on empirical evidence, rather than anecdotes and worst-case scenarios.
The link between America's economic strength and the quality of education we provide to our country's children is too often ignored in the national debate over public policy issues.
Every year, Education Week issues a state-by-state education report card to assess the quality of our nation’s schools.