In December 2015, Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), returning power back to the states for the creation of their education accountability systems.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) and USA Funds are working together to explore strategies and solutions for addressing the skills gap facing America’s business community, while promoting “completion with a purpose” for our nation’s graduates.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. More than 50 staff in our six centers work toward this single mission.
* Please note, this is an advanced preview and the final paper will be released in February, 2016.
This implementation guide builds on the foundation set forth in the 2014 white paper, Managing the Talent Pipeline: A New Approach to Closing the Skills Gap, which identified how employers could leverage lessons