A new report –- "Across the Great Divide" –- released by Corporate Voices for Working Families and Civic Enterprises, in association with the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Peter D. Hart Research Associates, examines the perspectives of business and college leaders on the state of America's higher education, the skills gap and what is needed for the United States to be competitive in today's challenging global economy.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation today announced the launch of a 12-city tour to promote and discuss the groundbreaking film, Waiting for “Superman”. The events will inform and mobilize business and opinion leaders about how to take action in support of public K-12 education reform.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce congratulated the 10 winners of the Race to the Top competition’s second phase: the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and Rhode Island.
Arthur Rothkopf issued the following statement today strongly opposing the House-passed funding cuts in key education reform initiatives under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), as offsets to broader education funding, and encouraged the Senate not to include these cuts in any legislation they consider.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s American Free Enterprise. Dream Big. campaign joined with Greater New Orleans, Inc. today for a roundtable discussion about the success of New Orleans’ education reform efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.