Even though every day should be National Teacher Appreciation Day, May 6 marks a date when we take a pause from our busy and sometimes hectic lives to say “Thank You” to a teacher.
Blog: General Foundation
A recent survey by Northeastern University revealed that business leaders are increasingly skeptical about the nation’s postsecondary institutions ability to prepare students with the skills necessary to be successful in today’s workforce.
Education reforms in Tennessee are paying off, and in a big way. Recently, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) revealed that students in Tennessee made tremendous strides since 2011—the most in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report has released a STEM Index of the United States and the data confirms what we in the business community have feared—that our educational system is not producing enough STEM graduates to keep up with marketplace demand.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently released a video about the Common Core State Standards which presents the facts about how the standards were written, adopted, and are being implemented by 44 states.
In the middle of an anemic economic recovery, many of us are looking for something to kick-start U.S. economic growth. If we want to learn from history, here’s an idea: Look to America’s military veterans.