Rich Cooper has a nice write-up of Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitello’s fascinating recent speech on technology, innovation, jobs, and disruptive enterprise. Of particular interest were the following remarks:
I recently interviewed Faith Frank, President of the AXA Foundation about AXA Achievement, the foundation's program to offer college access and advice to prospective students and their families.
Challenging the premise that high school graduation is a destination rather than a springboard to the future, College Summit Founder and CEO, J.B. Schramm says, “We re-envision the purpose of high school to be a launch pad for college and career success.”
If you think about it, every person will inevitably require managing money. Credit, money management, and savings discipline are all an everyday and integral component for operating a successful adult life. So how is it our youth not receive basic and consistent financial education? Believe me, I agree that history, science, mathematics, and language arts are important, but in my opinion, money management is more important.
U.S. Chamber Foundation and NAACP Partnership on The Path Forward: Improving Opportunities for African-American Students
Remarks by Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
December 10, 2015 | Washington, DC