K-12 Education

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. 

January 4, 2016

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.

December 10, 2015

Our country has taken considerable strides toward racial equality in recent decades, but one area where we still fall well short -- where a child’s race still plays a role in determining the opportunities he or she has to succeed -- is our nation’s education system.