Education


Our Members have long urged the nation to view education as an investment, producing numerous policy ideas to structure education as a vital process from early childhood, through K-12, and to postsecondary education and beyond.



New Mexico Business Leaders Survey

Poll Results Press Release: Las Cruces Press Release: Santa Fe Press Release: AlbuquerqueThis survey research study was commissioned by the Committee for Economic Development. The research objectives are to assess New Mexico business...

February 08, 2017  |   Policy Position   |  Money in Politics, Education



Miracle Cure? Why We Should Open the Door to More Foreign-Trained Nurses

Editor’s note: On the September edition of Policy Watch, a webcast series brought to you by The Committee for Economic Development (CED) of The Conference Board, the authors, along with Executive Vice President...

September 01, 2016  |   Blog   |  Fiscal Health,  |  Health Care Reform,  |  Sustainable Capitalism, EducationPostsecondaryFiscal HealthEconomic GrowthHealth Care



The Latest CBO Budget Outlook: Why No News is Bad News for America’s Debt Problem

This week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their updated outlook for the federal budget.  As always, their forecast for the paths of federal revenue and spending are based on current law stretching over...

August 26, 2016  |   Blog   |  Sustainable Capitalism,  |  Fiscal Health, EducationFiscal HealthEconomic GrowthEconomy & Federal Budget



Strengthening the Early Childhood Workforce to Assure High-Quality Early Education

There is broad agreement among researchers across a wide range of disciplines— economists, neuroscientists, program evaluators,  and geneticists—that early education can give children a powerful start on the path that leads...

August 12, 2016  |   Blog   |  Early Learning, EducationEarly Childhood



What's Driving Up the Cost of College?

May 17, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Postsecondary Education, EducationPostsecondary



Spring Policy Conference: April 13-14, 2016, Washington D.C.

Please save the date for CED's 2016 Spring Policy Conference, which will take place on April 13-14 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington D.C. The two-day event will convene national thought leaders from...

April 13, 2016  |   Event Democratic InstitutionsEducationEducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness



Can Apprenticeships Boost Millennials' Job Prospects?

February 11, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Postsecondary Education, EducationPostsecondary



The New College Compact: More Harm than Good

I have a keen interest in higher education and have experienced it from multiple perspectives as I served as a Penn State Trustee for 33 years, after having been on the faculty for almost 20 years.I...

February 09, 2016  |   Blog   |  Postsecondary Education, Education



HHS Dep. Sec. Linda Smith Makes Economic Case for Child Care with CED Study

January 04, 2016  |   CED in the News   |  Early Learning, EducationEarly Childhood



CED Members Talk Policy Priorities in 2016 Election Cycle

January 04, 2016  |   CED in the News Democratic InstitutionsEducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness



6 Takeaways from Scores on the New Common Core-Aligned Tests

Recently Massachusetts, known as a leader in K12 educational quality, made headlines by deciding to stop using one of the new, more rigorous tests aligned with the Common Core standards.  This is a real...

November 23, 2015  |   Blog   |  College- and Career-Ready, Education



New CED Website Covers Economic, Educational Issues in 2016 Elections

November 19, 2015  |   CED in the News Democratic InstitutionsEducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness



Cindy Cisneros in Pearson: Employers Elevate Employees’ Education Attainment

November 17, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  Postsecondary Education, EducationPostsecondary



Monica Herk in CNBC: The Overlooked Step to Boosting College Completion

November 12, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  Postsecondary Education, Education



CED Debuts Microsite on College- and Career-Readiness

November 04, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  College- and Career-Ready, Education



New CED Podcast Series on K-12 Educational Standards

October 28, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  College- and Career-Ready, Education



EdWeek Features CED's Competency-Based Education Survey Results

October 23, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  Postsecondary Education, Education



CED Infographic: How Business Can Support College- and Career-Readiness

October 20, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  College- and Career-Ready, Education



In Wall Street Journal, Monica Herk Makes Case Against Free Community College

September 16, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  Postsecondary Education, Education



Credentialing Transparency Initiative Featuring CED Launches Website

September 15, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  Postsecondary Education, Education



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