WASHINGTON, DC.—America needs a workforce skilled in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and a notable group of companies and organizations is uniting to ensure that the nation gets the message.
From Ed Daily -- Education stakeholders say the U.S. business community is in a better position than school systems to address the problems facing science, technology, engineering, and math education, although some experts assert companies have played it too safe.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—At today’s national summit of business and education leaders, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) released a report outlining the essential role business plays in the success of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, which is crucial to U.S. students’ preparation for the future workforce and ensuring American economic health for future generations.
On September 16, President Obama announced the launch of “Change the Equation,” an effort to dramatically enhance and improve education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This bi-partisan initiative is part of Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” campaign and is a unique and promising partnership of CEOs from over 100 companies.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology today, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J.
In November 2009, the National Association for Alternative Certification in collaboration with ICW and IBM released "STEMing the Teacher Shortage Tide."
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.