The United States is facing an acute talent shortage in the Computer Science (CS) field that must be addressed in order to remain at the forefront of innovation. According to the National Science Foundation, only 2.4% of U.S.
The 2014 Leaders & Laggards report will be published on September 11, coinciding with an event held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Not everything is peachy in the state of Georgia. In a place where almost 1.5 million adult residents (about 1 in 3) have not graduated from high school and the unemployment rate tops 8%, this home to 15 Fortune 500 companies has a serious skills gap.
Located 100 miles north of Dallas, the small town of Ardmore, Oklahoma has reinvented itself many times over in its relatively short history.
Traditional education reform efforts have centered on individuals already engaged in the public school system—such as teachers and administrators—and have commonly overlooked the role of business leaders not previously involved in education.
While all social outreach programs have good intentions at the core of their mission, some fail to reach far enough into the lives of those they serve to make a truly life-changing difference.
What if I told you there are programs available to public high school students that would allow them to complete two years of college while working towards their high school diploma?
From iPads and iPods, to Facebook and Twitter, kids today generally use technology with ease. However, while most young people are savvy technology consumers, very few understand the programming and coding that brings their gadgets to life.
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.