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What the Data Tells us About 'Free Community College'

Stanley S. Litow | Posted 04.14.2015 | Education
Stanley S. Litow

We need partnerships among high schools, colleges and employers to help improve the rigor and relevance of what we teach. Funding to make college free is important, but we also need to ensure that funding focuses on improving college completion and links to well-paying jobs.

What Obama's Manufacturing Hubs Mean for the Future of American Education

Avi Yashchin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Education
Avi Yashchin

They're called "innovation institutes," but if President Obama's manufacturing hubs materialize as proposed, the real need for innovation will be in the education system.

Will President Obama Stop Supporting Corporate Reformers?

John Thompson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John Thompson

The disgusting reality that the president ignores is that true believers in competition undermined the education of children destined to be defeated in their market-driven "reforms."

Joy Resmovits

Obama: Don't Tell Me We Can Afford A Government Shutdown But Not School | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama spent Friday hanging out with students at Pathways in Technology Early College High School, before telling them the...

Prospect Park To Close Tomorrow For Obama Visit

Posted 10.25.2013 | New York

Brooklyn's Prospect Park, all 585 acres of it, will be closed from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday because of a visit from President Barack Obama. The New...

Skilled for Life?: The Training Americans Need to Succeed

Stanley S. Litow | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Stanley S. Litow

We must connect education to jobs by reaching beyond generalities, pursuing significant changes to "business as usual," and investing existing resources at all levels of government more effectively.

7 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Civic 50

Posted 06.06.2013 | Impact

In 2012, The Civic 50’s inaugural year, Bloomberg LP in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light came together to...

Corporate Responsibility Must Be Integral to Corporate Culture

Stanley S. Litow | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Stanley S. Litow

With the potential for sustained prosperity and societal progress within our grasp, corporate responsibility must become an integral part of business strategy.