Our nation has a critical choice to make: high skills or low wages.
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Oklahoma State Senator Susan Paddack knew she had to do something to better prepare students in Pontotoc County for careers. The idea started in her office, when she asked two students shadowing her at the State Capitol what they wanted to do after graduation.
Four million open jobs exist throughout the United Sates due, in part, to a workforce that lacks the skills needed by the business community. As executive vice president of the U.S.
Even though the number of young people with a postsecondary credential or college degree is on the rise, the same cannot be said for youth employment, as many struggle to secure a job.
A Lesson Plan for Partnerships: Insights From Leading STEM Nonprofits looks to better understand partnerships between corporations and nonprofits.
Tapping Into Talent: Improving the Transition from School to Work will convene members of the business community, current college students, and recent graduates to discuss how to more effectively manage transitions to employment. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation event, co-hosted with youth advocacy organization Young Invincibles, will be held on February 26, 2014, at the Chamber‘s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
What do adults in Japan, Finland, the Netherlands, Australia, and Sweden and seven other countries have in common? They score better in literacy than U.S. adults.