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Education and Workforce

The Education and Workforce program of the U.S. Chamber Foundation promotes rigorous educational standards and effective job training systems to preserve the strength of America’s greatest economic resource, its workforce.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseOct 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Foundation Releases First-of-its-Kind Workforce Development Curriculum

Lays Out Employer-Led Approach to Closing the Skills Gap 

Above the FoldAug 28, 2017 - 9:00am
Building a 21st century workforce

Building a 21st Century Workforce

With school starting back up, this is a good time to think about how we train and equip our students for success.

Above the FoldJun 16, 2017 - 8:00am
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives. Photographer: Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg

Let’s Reinvent Apprenticeship in America 

This transformative vision would give the business community the space and incentive to organize and lead their own workforce solutions.

Press ReleaseJun 15, 2017 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Applauds Workforce Development Executive Order

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue issued the following statement today on President Trump’s executive order related to workforce development:

Above the FoldApr 10, 2017 - 9:30am
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The State of American Education and Workforce

Opportunity is at the heart of the American Dream, and at the heart of opportunity is a job. When the right person fills the right job, we all benefit—families, neighborhoods, businesses. We all grow and prosper. Yet, there’s a disconnect in our country.

Above the FoldJan 28, 2017 - 4:45pm
Education and Innovation are Keys to Minneapolis Business Success

Education and Innovation are Keys to Minneapolis Business Success

From the classroom to the football field, leaders in Minneapolis understand the importance of education in supporting students.

Above the FoldNov 28, 2016 - 9:00am
Talent Pipeline Management Academy

Business Leads Solutions to Workforce Challenges

The U.S. Chamber Foundation is addressing the problem of the skills gap with its Talent Pipeline Management initiative.

Above the FoldOct 21, 2016 - 10:45am
Higher education horrors

Trick or Treat? 9 Frightening Facts about Higher Education in America

With high school seniors applying to colleges right now, what's the state of higher education?

Above the FoldSep 27, 2016 - 12:15pm
Cheryl Oldham visits the Albert Einstein Memorial for this month's Monumental Issues

Monumental Issues: Talking Education with Cheryl Oldham

Among 34 industrialized countries, the U.S. ranks 17th in reading, 21st in science, and 26th in math. We must do better.

Above the FoldSep 21, 2016 - 3:15pm
U.S. Chamber Foundation's Career Readiness Report

Here's a Tool to Help Schools Measure College and Career Readiness

The Every Student Succeeds Act calls on states to measure what educational success looks like.