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.
If companies were a country, they would rank as the seventh largest provider of overseas development assistance in the world, ahead of Sweden.
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.
More than 50% of the world's seven billion people now live in cities. Businesses are doing amazing things in terms of mobility solutions, smart grids, energy and water infrastructure, building design, regional integration, and innovative financing solutions for capital investment.
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 Role of Business in Environmental Innovation takes a look at how companies create better opportunities to be a good steward of the environment.
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.