In my last blog entry, “One Really Expensive Graduation Party,” I talked a bit about the skyrocketing costs of producing degrees at public two- and four-year colleges.
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.
In the wake of President Obama’s announcement that institutions of higher education were officially “on notice,” the typical and predictable fear mongering began. David L.
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
Childcare is not only crucial for the development of young children, but also essential for the millions of working parents with young children.