The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on education and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

U.S. Chamber Strongly Opposed to Funding Cuts in Key Education Reform Initiatives

August 3, 2010

WASHINGTON D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and Counselor to the President, Arthur J. Rothkopf, issued the following statement today strongly opposing the House-passed funding cuts in key education reform initiatives under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), as offsets to broader education funding, and encouraged the Senate not to include these cuts in any legislation they consider:

Watch States for Next Steps in School Improvement

June 23, 2010

This summer, the action on Title I school improvement grants has moved to the state level. 31 jurisdictions (30 states and the District of Columbia) are running their competitions, announcing results, and setting up training sessions for the summer so that school improvement begins on time – by the first day of the school year.