Georgia has long been considered one of the best places in the nation to start a business or grow jobs. We have low taxes, great public infrastructure, and a competitive legal and regulatory climate. We have the No. 1 ranking from Site Selection magazine.
Massachusetts is widely considered to be one of the top performing states in the nation for student achievement. Once mediocre nationally, two decades of thoughtful education reform has turned Massachusetts around to become the envy of the nation.
As a candidate for New York City mayor last year, Bill de Blasio made it clear he would be no friend to the city’s charter schools.
Despite leading the nation five consecutive times on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), too many Massachusetts students are not graduating from high school prepared to join the knowledge-based workforce upon which t
The Department of Education released the contents of the agency’s $68.6 billion dollar portion of the President’s 2015 budget proposal this week, and with it outlined the initiatives it plans to focus on in the coming year.
Raising academic standards for students in the U.S. is imperative to fostering college and career readiness and to keep our nation globally competitive.
Over the last few years, the United States has endured one of the greatest economic downturns since the Great Depression. Yet during this time of high unemployment, around the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s boardroom table, we have consistently heard that employers from nearly every industry were struggling to find workers with the skills to fill vacancies.
How could this be?
Today's students are tomorrow's leaders.
But before the next generation assumes positions of leadership and writes the next chapter in America's history, it needs a quality education. It needs the skills and the knowledge that prepares Americans for the next chapter in their lives.
In an increasingly flat world, the competition for markets, business, and human capital has never been greater. Although we have made enormous strides in technology and business, there is one area where we have remained stagnant over the years: education.