The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) announced that Gainesville, Florida, has received the 2009 Region of Excellence Award.
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“STEMing the Teacher Shortage Tide” addresses our nation’s need to redress the critical shortage of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) candidates to pursue careers in these fields as well as candidates with STEM backgrounds to teach in our nation’s P-12 schools.
ICW's 2009 annual Education and Workforce Summit was held November 9th in Washington, DC.
The Academy of Teaching is part of the Anne Arundel Academies, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization. Participating high school students are generally in the tenth or eleventh grade.
ICW and the National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) have released a joint publication to highlight the growing importance of business engagement in education.
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.
In 2007, Kalispell public schools had the opportunity to start fresh when it opened its second public school, Glacier High School.
Despite the recent economic downturn, many communities are still looking at a changing job market in the next 5 to 10 years, with middle- and high-skill jobs constituting a majority of the incoming workforce needs.
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.