Greater Louisville, Inc., Louisville’s regional chamber of commerce, is a vocal supporter of education reform in the region.
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.
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.
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.
This month's newsletter takes an in-depth look at teachers: teacher evaluations, teacher compensation, and teacher tenure.
Join the Coalition for a College and Career Ready America (CCCRA) less than 48 hours after the polls close to see how the midterm elections have changed the political landscape for education policy.
October 5th marked the inaugural summit on community colleges, where representatives from business, government, philanthropy, and educational institutions came together for a discussion of the important role community colleges play in preparing students to enter the workforce.
Did you know that in the last thirty years, U.S. jobs that required a postsecondary degree increased from 28% to 59%? And the trend is continuing. It is estimated that over the next decade, more than two-thirds of all jobs in this country will require higher education.
Monster is hosting a free webinar on the iSucceed program on September 15 at 2 pm ET.
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.
The North Carolina Education Summit will engage business leaders and educators in a candid discussion of the role that employers can play in ensuring North Carolina’s students are well-prepared for the jobs of the future. ICW's Karen Elzey is a keynote speaker.