The U.S. workforce, widely acknowledged to be the best educated in the world a half century ago, is now among the least well-educated.
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In today’s economy, career readiness is receiving increased attention at the state and federal levels. Much of this is driven by a growing interest to ensure that students are equipped with the right skills to make the school-to-work connection. Employers are also signaling that our schools need to better address a persistent and deepening skills gap that is impacting many industries crucial to our country’s economic future.
Hard work does really pays off. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation was honored as a winner for the 37th Annual Telly Awards.
Huntsville, Alabama may be known for its passion for space and science, but it should also be known for its passion for students' success.
How can we provide students with the innovation skills they need through business-sponsored challenges?
New White Paper Recommends Business-Sponsored Challenges to Disrupt Education Enterprise, Close Skills Gap
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) proposes a transformational approach to prepare youth to develop stronger innovation and workplace skills through real-world experiences. By placing a stronger emphasis on employer-led problem based learning at all education levels, innovation moves from the periphery to the center of the curriculum.
The business community is able to help local education and engagement in many ways. Allan Golston shares how at America's Small Business Summit.