In 2009, ICW embarked on an ambitious agenda. We released our second Leaders and Laggards Report Card on Educational Innovation, published a report on postsecondary access to career and technical education, and testified before Congress on improving employment and training programs in the United States.
The New Teacher Project (TNTP) has just released a great analysis on why Delaware and Tennessee won the first phase of Race to the Top and what other states need to do to position themselves for this award in round two.
Business LEADs Members ---
We are inviting you to list your company or business organization as a member of the Business Coalition for Student Achievement (BCSA) that endorses BCSA’s Principles for Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
Attached are some PowerPoint presentations from Business LEADs faculty members. Feel free to download and use them while continuing your outreach to the business community and education stakeholders in your region.
What A Successful Recovery Looks Like
Why Does Recovery Matter?
In this follow-up report, the U.S. Chamber, Center for American Progress, and Frederick M. Hess with the American Enterprise Institute, turn their attention to the future, looking not at how states are performing today, but at what they are doing to prepare themselves for the challenges that lie ahead.
“STEMing the Teacher Shortage Tide” addresses our nation’s need to redress the critical shortage of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) candidates to pursue careers in these fields as well as candidates with STEM backgrounds to teach in our nation’s P-12 schools.
ICW and the National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) have released a joint publication to highlight the growing importance of business engagement in education.