As a father of two young girls, part of my job is to instill confidence in their abilities throughout childhood by assuring them “anything a boy can do, a girl can do better.” Well, one important area where girls not only match boys’ abilities, but exceed them, is in technology and engineering.
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NEW YORK — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today received a STEM Education Leadership Award. The award, presented by Nasdaq and EverFi, recognizes the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s significant efforts to improve STEM education and career readiness for students across North America.
In December 2015, Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), returning power back to the states for the creation of their education accountability systems.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has partnered with education technology provider EverFi to help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in an increasingly demanding and competitive workplace.
Education policy in the U.S. is in transition. For the past 15 years, federal policy epitomized by the No Child Left Behind accountability laws drove much of the discussion.
A good job is the best path to a better life, and countless businesses across America are eager to hire young people who are ready for the workforce. Unfortunately, too many young Americans find themselves detached from economic opportunity.
Each passing week seems to bring another negative story about Common Core: viral social media posts show nonsensical math homework assignments that stump parents, and presidential candidates and state legisl