If you think about it, every person will inevitably require managing money. Credit, money management, and savings discipline are all an everyday and integral component for operating a successful adult life. So how is it our youth not receive basic and consistent financial education? Believe me, I agree that history, science, mathematics, and language arts are important, but in my opinion, money management is more important.
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A monthly update from ICW on the education programs and initiatives funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology today, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J.
Get up to speed on education and workforce training policies for the upcoming 2010 legislative calendar.
Karen Elzey, vice president, ICW, testified before the House Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness.
The goal of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is to create or preserve as many as 4 million jobs across a range of industries and sectors, including health care, construction, energy efficiency, and clean energy. Many of these emerging job opportunities are expected to demand some form of post-secondary education. In addition, incumbent and dislocated workers will also need to upgrade their skills to master new technologies and techniques.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides over $100 billion for education spending, presenting a historic opportunity to create long-lasting results for students and our nation. Recently, the U.S. Department of Education has begun issuing guidance on the ARRA's State Fiscal Stabilization Fund ($48.6 billion), which are to be used for not only saving education-related jobs, but also for meeting a set of "assurances" that drive reform statewide.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Earlier today, the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement joining President Obama in applauding progress in education reform.
“Providing a high-quality education to every young American is vital to the strength of our nation’s economy. American businesses cannot compete in the global marketplace without students prepared to enter and succeed in a 21st century workforce.
ICW's 2009 annual Education and Workforce Summit was held November 9th in Washington, DC.