The Opportunity Equation: Transforming the Nation through STEM Education

As increased competition levels the playing field of the global economy, the American educational system needs to transform itself in order to prepare the workforce of tomorrow. Today, too few students get the preparation they need for the challenges of postsecondary education and an innovation- and knowledge-based global economy.

U.S. Chamber Commends White House for Launching 'Educate to Innovate' Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Backed by a $500,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) will lead its members in a national, state, and local effort to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, reinforcing the tenets of the White House 'Educate to Innovate' initiative announced today by the president.