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.



Building Supports for Successful Transitions Into the Workforce

In 2017, the Committee for Economic Development (CED) embarked upon a “listening tour” of business leaders and parents to discuss firsthand information about workplace demands and aspirations for high school graduates. With generous funding...

March 26, 2018  |     |  College- and Career-Ready,  |  Education,  |  Education, Democratic InstitutionsCampaign FinanceEducationEducation



Charting a Path Forward for Charter Schools

Over the past decade, charter schools have gained a prominent role in the debate over how to improve K-12 education, becoming one of those rare ideas that attracts bipartisan support. Yet as charter schools have...

February 13, 2018  |   Policy Position   |  College- and Career-Ready, EducationEducationK-12



Power of More Immigration

The future growth prospects of the US economy are severely constrained by a lack of working-age population growth. Fewer workers means less output without increases in productivity so large as to be highly unlikely. Increased...

January 17, 2018  |     |  Immigration, EducationEducationFiscal Health



2017 Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner

The Distinguished Performance Awards Program recognizes business leaders who have answered the call for leadership in their companies and the communities in which they operate. History has shown that when business becomes significantly involved in...

September 13, 2017  |   Event EducationEducation



Pathways to High-Quality Child Care

CED’s clearinghouse of early educator materials and data are intended to be used by business leaders,  policymakers, and advocates to strengthen the quality of the early education workforce, the key to high-quality...

August 31, 2017  |     |  Early Learning, EducationEarly Childhood



New Mexico Business Leaders Survey

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

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



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.

CED's 2016 Spring Policy Conference took place on April 13-14 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington D.C. The two-day event convened national thought leaders from the business, policy, and academic sectors....

April 13, 2016  |   Event Democratic InstitutionsEducationEducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness



Can Apprenticeships Boost Millennials' Job Prospects?

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



Poll: New Mexico Business Leaders Concerned About Ethical Behavior of Elected Officials, Support Solutions

Poll ResultsThe Committee for Economic Development's commissioned survey looks at New Mexico business leaders’ perceptions about the influence of money in politics, campaign finance reform and transparency, the effects of crony capitalism...

February 08, 2016  |     |  Money in Politics, EducationForeign LanguagesFiscal HealthTax Reform



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



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



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