The U.S. manufacturing sector is more productive than ever, yet it is continually confronted with the challenge of finding technically trained people to work on its modern equipment. Illinois-based Caterpillar Inc. is no different.
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Low-income students have a higher likelihood of dropping out of school, in part because they are not exposed to the same resources as their more affluent peers.
In public school classrooms of 30 plus children, it can be a challenge for teachers to give each student the individual time he or she needs to understand and tackle basic subject matter.
Teacher accountability and effectiveness have garnered a prominent role in education around the country. Most people can understand why teacher evaluation is part of the Race to the Top agenda among countless other initiatives to address teacher performance.
Perhaps now more than ever, state officials are concerned about an aging workforce and the inability to find skilled workers, while dealing with high unemployment numbers.
The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has developed a new way to inform legislators and other education stakeholders on education policy. Building on their popular Policy Primer, the Partnership recently released an online version of The Education Policy Toolbox.
Aligning education delivery with business needs is one of our country’s most pressing imperatives if we are to minimize the increasing skills gap.
More than 36 years ago, the president of Central Washington University began facilitating meetings to bring business and education leaders together. Even at that time, there was a consensus that students were not graduating with the necessary skills employers were seeking.
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