On March 1, 2010, President Barack Obama was joined by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and General Colin Powell and his wife, Alma Powell at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to announced new efforts to help reduce dropout rates and prepare students for college and careers.
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On February 22, 2010, President Obama spoke to an assembly of the National Governors Association about the importance of strengthening our education system, saying that “America’s prosperity has always rested on how well we educate our children.”
WASHINGTON, DC—The Business Coalition for Student Achievement (BCSA), representing business leaders from every sector of the U.S. economy, today commended President Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan for their continued emphasis on improving America’s schools with targeted strategies to address the nation’s high school dropout rate.
The second monthly installment from ICW on the education programs and initiatives funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
ICW will host a webinar on February 17th discussing the ongoing efforts under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) at 1:00 pm EST.
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.
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.