More than a decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina tore through the Gulf States. New Orleans has since become a laboratory for education policy experts and reformists.
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For years, business leaders have identified a shortage of skilled workers as a top concern and urgent priority.
Giving teachers the tools they need to be successful in the classroom is something that I think everyone can support. And one of the tools essential to their effectiveness is professional development.
Understanding how different drivers of development affect one another can translate into better policy and practices and more effective community investments. Many clear links between education and health exist, and corporations and their partners can better leverage these linkages for greater returns on integrated philanthropic programs.
The higher education community came together this week to show its continued support of high academic standards and aligned assessments in K-12 education.
If all students in the United States received at least a basic level of skills in their classrooms, this would pump $27 trillion into the economy over the next 80 years. Yes, that’s trillion with a “T”.