Despite the recent economic downturn, many communities are still looking at a changing job market in the next 5 to 10 years, with middle- and high-skill jobs constituting a majority of the incoming workforce needs.
At Santa Ana Valley High School, the largest and oldest high school in Orange County, California, business and education leaders have a forged a unique partnership to better prepare students for the road ahead after graduation.
While most chambers to date have not actively worked on early childhood education issues in their community, in Richmond, Virginia, the chamber has been doing so for more than a dozen years.
As a response to a study that the Greater Manchester (NH) Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) conducted on the perception of the quality of local education, the GMCC created a
On November 12th, 2008 the U.S. Chamber's National Chamber Foundation (NCF) hosted a CEO Leadership Series Luncheon featuring Barry Salzberg, Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte, LLP. Mr.
In the changing American job market, math and science are becoming highly-coveted skills. Yet, there is decreased interest and abilities in these subjects in recent years, and students are continually entering the workforce underprepared.
ARUP Laboratories, a nationally acclaimed medical and testing reference laboratory owned and operated by the University of Utah, offers its staff the option of a schedule that requires a week of work (seven days on) with an alternating seven d
In October 2008, the Intel Corporation announced that it was committing $120 million over the next 10 years to encourage and motivate young people’s interest in math and science.
Leaving school before graduation limits opportunities for those who drop out and places a burden on the community with significant social and economic costs.