Read below for a testimony from Sandy Wood Dunham, founder of the ABBIT Society, about her innovative business-education partnership that gives incentives to children to excel in school.
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In a community that serves 82,000 students on 113 campuses and has seen the percentage of qualified economically disadvantaged (ED) students increase from 48% to 62%, what can be done about improving academic achievement?
Shell Oil Company recognizes the importance of having captivating teachers in the K-12 science classroom.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today welcomed the Department of Education's guidance on the distribution of the $4.3 billion Race to the Top Fund which was enacted under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This program is designed as one of the administration's key vehicles for promoting K-12 education reform throughout the nation.
One of the major obstacles to recruiting students into science, technology, engineering, and math careers is making science and math relevant and exciting.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) today praised the findings of a report issued by the Carnegie Corporation of New York-Institute for Advanced Study Commission on Mathematics and Science Education. The report offers a series of recommendations detailing what innovations are needed, and who must implement them—or is already doing so—if math and science education is to be transformed for all students in the United States.
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry helps prepare the young men and women of Missouri for the business world through its Entrepreneurship Project — a 5-6 hour workshop for high school students interest
Due to their long-standing interest in career and technical education, the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce played an instrumental role in the planning and creation of the West Florida High School of
Picture this: upon returning from school, your child willingly shirks his video games in favor of his math homework. Not only does he finish the problems quickly and accurately, he does so with a smile on his face and a growing passion for all things mathematical. Think this is just a fantasy?