Ah, the Super Bowl. Is there a better event in all of professional sports? This Sunday marks the 50th Super Bowl, the “Golden Super Bowl” and it’s sure to be a barn burner.
It’s working! After years of pushing for higher academic standards that actually prepare students to be successful in college and the workplace, we have yet another indicator that says we are making real progress.
As a nation, we have the opportunity to do something extraordinary.
It is something that will improve and strengthen our economy for years to come, generating nearly a hundred billion dollars in increased productivity each year.
Recently, the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores were released amidst little fanfare and much handwringing. With an overall decline in student performance in both reading and math, the scores were hardly a cause for celebration.
U.S. Chamber Foundation and NAACP Partnership on The Path Forward: Improving Opportunities for African-American Students
Remarks by Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
December 10, 2015 | Washington, DC