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As America continues to face critical talent shortages and continual budget deficits, afterschool programs are vital in ensuring our competitiveness globally.
Alabama Power, a leading provider of electricity to millions of businesses, homes, and industries in the region, uses its leverage as a major employer to promote excellent educational standards in Alabama’s schools and become a catalyst f
Connecting the pipeline from schools to businesses presents a significant challenge to businesses and the nation's education system alike. How do we ensure that the lessons learned in the classroom appropriately connect to the skills needed in the workforce? Grassroots efforts are emerging across the country, as local chambers of commerce and businesses are perfectly positioned to take on the challenge and let their schools know what skills they need to help the business community succeed.
Can you imagine kids excited enough about math and science to leap out of bed on a Saturday morning?
It is a fact that the United States ranks 21st among 30 industrialized nations in science achievement. If we are to change this bleak statistic on a national level, local communities need to seize opportunities to bring about real change in their school districts.
Many executive leadership programs exist all over the country for adults to gain management skills, but it’s far rarer to find a similar program for the younger generation, which often needs extra skills training beyond the classroom.
A review of how the business community can help to re-imagining how, when, and where young people learn through expanded learning options including afterschool programs and extended learning time.
This toolkit will show you how you can take a “Superman” approach to spurring effective education reform in your community in three key areas: great teachers and leaders, more innovation, and better data.