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.
There is a strange phenomenon in innovation and business growth. To make a splash in the marketplace, an entrepreneur or business must think outside the box, creating an innovative product or service that consumers demand but is not offered by existing companies.
The Corporate Citizenship Center continues its series exploring the links between connectivity and innovation, and speaks with Mitch Jackson, Vice President of Environmental Affairs & Sustainability for FedEx.
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.