Postsecondary Education

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on postsecondary education and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

February 22, 2011
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2010 was a busy and productive year for ICW. We continued to grow our Business LEADs Network; convened a high-level panel of experts to discuss the midterm election results and their impact on education and workforce policy; published numerous reports on the importance of business supporting a range of issues, from early childhood education to extended learning time opportunities; and brought the documentary film Waiting for “Superman” to business audiences in a nationwide 12-city tour; among many other efforts.

Profiling College Success

Join ICW on Wednesday, February 9 as we discuss the Lumina Foundation's proposed framework for defining and ultimately measuring the general knowledge and skills that individual students need to acquire in order to earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

U.S. Chamber Outlines Opposition to Gainful Employment Regulation

August 20, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education strongly opposing the draft gainful employment regulation which would require an arbitrary debt-to-income ratio for certain institutions of higher education. The Chamber urged the Department to withdraw the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, citing the harmful, unintended consequence of limiting students’ access to educational opportunities. 
 

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