U.S. News & World Report has released a STEM Index of the United States and the data confirms what we in the business community have feared—that our educational system is not producing enough STEM graduates to keep up with marketplace demand.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on education and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
The New York Times' David Brooks took to the pages today to defend Common Core, reminding readers that: "school standards are not curricula. They do not determine what students read or how teachers should teach."
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently released a video about the Common Core State Standards which presents the facts about how the standards were written, adopted, and are being implemented by 44 states.
Georgia has long been considered one of the best places in the nation to start a business or grow jobs.
Even though the number of young people with a postsecondary credential or college degree is on the rise, the same cannot be said for youth employment, as many struggle to secure a job.
In an increasingly flat world, the competition for markets, business, and human capital has never been greater. Although we have made enormous strides in technology and business, there is one area where we have remained stagnant over the years: education.