From the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, to the election of our nation’s first African-American president, 2008 was a historic year. The excitement generated by these activities has given way to the realities of the nation’s short- and long-term economic future.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on K-12 education and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
On November 12th, 2008 the U.S. Chamber's National Chamber Foundation (NCF) hosted a CEO Leadership Series Luncheon featuring Barry Salzberg, Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte, LLP. Mr.
In the changing American job market, math and science are becoming highly-coveted skills. Yet, there is decreased interest and abilities in these subjects in recent years, and students are continually entering the workforce underprepared.
This report outlines the economic context of CTE, the opportunities for the business community to get engaged, case studies and examples where CTE is part of a skill-attainment solution, next steps and recommendations, and further resources for CTE information.
In October 2008, the Intel Corporation announced that it was committing $120 million over the next 10 years to encourage and motivate young people’s interest in math and science.
ICW’s 2008 Education and Workforce Summit, "Driving the Debate: Education and the American Workforce" was held October 20-22, 2008 in Philadelphia.
Louisville, Kentucky was awarded the 2008 ICW Community Competitiveness Award for establishing a public-private partnership that advances the region's global competitiveness.
Executive summaries of selected sessions from the 2008 ICW Summit.
Leaving school before graduation limits opportunities for those who drop out and places a burden on the community with significant social and economic costs.
This guide captures recent developments in the charter sector and the advice of business leaders, leading donors, and partners on how businesspeople and chamber leaders can support high-quality charter schools, both in their local communities and on a national scale.