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Even as college attendance is skyrocketing in other parts of the world, many of America's students face economic and educational barriers preventing them from continuing their education past high school. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is committed to breaking down these barriers.

Initiatives »

Letter to Congress on Better Data in Higher Education

June 19, 2013

We are pleased to see a growing recognition within Congress of the need to make basic, but critical, information about the return on investment in higher education available to students and families. As anxiety over student debt and college costs reaches new heights, the public is increasingly questioning the benefit of a college degree. Information about the value of specific degrees will allow those directly affected by higher education—students, families, taxpayers, policymakers, institutions, and employers—to make informed decisions. We applaud those members of Congress who have put specific proposals forward.

Skills for America's Future

October 05, 2010

On October 4th, President Obama announced the launch of a new national program, Skills for America's Future, which will focus on public-private partnerships between businesses and community colleges.

News »

Blog entry | Postsecondary

How important is salary potential when choosing a college major?

Posted March 19, 2014

Headline | Postsecondary | The Wall St. Journal

Using Salary Prospects to Choose a College Major

Posted March 17, 2014

Blog entry | Early Childhood, K-12, Postsecondary, Policy

2015 Education Budget Proposal Dreams (and Spends) Big

Posted March 05, 2014

Policy

Postsecondary Education Policy

December 10, 2009

Read the U.S. Chamber's policy position on postsecondary education.

From The Blog »

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