The Center for Education and Workforce is travelling to states around the country to discuss the importance of high-quality child care.
Providing affordable, accessible, and high-quality childcare options for America’s working families is one of the most effective ways we can ensure a healthy, prosperous economy.
In the face of an increasingly competitive global economy building a highly skilled workforce is more important than ever. American business depends on a strong workforce, now and in the future, to complete and succeed globally. Yet America is facing a challenge that threatens the productivity and strength of the workforce of today—as well as the workforce of tomorrow. America is facing a growing skills gap. And while this challenge manifests in the workforce, it has roots in the classroom. In response to this challenge, there is a need to rethink the entire education pipeline—starting at birth.
Doug Luciani, a business leader in Michigan, argues that access to quality child care is a crucial element to building and strengthening America's workforce.
Dr. Laura Jana offers her thoughts on the June 21 event on high-quality child care and the workforce.
The Center for Education and Workforce hosted an event bringing together early childhood development experts and business leaders to discuss the role of high-quality childcare in strengthening our nation’s economic prosperity.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released a new report today that explores high-quality childcare as an approach to building a strong and better-trained American workforce today and for the future.