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.

CED’s Petro to Keynote Early Ed Event in New York

CED is pleased to annouce that our Executive Vice President, Michael Petro, will provide keynote remarks on early education at the Early Care & Learning Council of New York's annual Beat the Blues fundraiser....

February 10, 2015  |   Event   |  Early Learning,  |  Education, EducationEarly Childhood

CED Co-Hosts Dinner on Early Education Policy in New Orleans

The Committee for Economic Development and the Business Council of New Orleans and the River Region are hosting a policy dinner that will feature a presentation and discussion on the importance and future of early...

January 28, 2015  |   Event   |  Early Learning,  |  Education, EducationEarly Childhood

CED Joins Forces with The Conference Board

January 14, 2015  |   CED in the News   |  Education, EducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness

Quality Child Care Matters: Time for An Alternative Financing Strategy

Several reports that have been recently released re-affirm what has long been known about child care throughout the United States.  First, quality child care matters to the healthy development and school readiness of children....

December 12, 2014  |   Blog   |  Early Learning,  |  Education, EducationEarly Childhood

CED Announces Monica Herk as Vice President for Education Research

December 09, 2014  |   CED in the News   |  Education, Education

Considered Hiring the Long-Term Unemployed?

Over 200 companies have accepted the President’s challenge to address long-term unemployment by committing to a set of best practices focused around hiring and recruiting.Over the course of this year, these companies...

December 04, 2014  |   Blog Education

Bipartisan Child Care Bill Enacted to Assist Working Families

Last week in Washington, President Obama signed into law the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 (PL 113-186). Enactment of the legislation was historic because it has been 18 years since child care...

December 02, 2014  |   Blog   |  Early Learning,  |  Education, EducationEarly Childhood

CED Issues College- and Career-Ready White Paper

November 13, 2014  |   CED in the News   |  College- and Career-Ready,  |  Education, EducationForeign LanguagesK-12

Petro Speaks on Early Education to NY State Board of Regents

“The Committee for Economic Development has a decades-old commitment to quality early-childhood education. Over recent years, the case for investment in the early years of childhood has become stronger and more urgent. We continue...

September 16, 2014  |   Blog   |  Early Learning,  |  Education, EducationEducationEarly Childhood

Rebuttal to Ratner’s Wall Street Journal Common Core Op-Ed

By Patrick W. Gross Chairman, The Lovell Group; Co-chair, Policy & Impact Committee, Committee for Economic DevelopmentIn an August 5th Wall Street Journal op-ed, Marina Ratner paints a distorted picture of the Common Core...

September 03, 2014  |   Blog   |  College- and Career-Ready,  |  Education, EducationK-12

Business Engagement & the Common Core in Utica, NY

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Radisson Hotel – Utica Centre Utica, NY This event is free to attend and open to chamber members only.  Additional information can be accessed here.

September 03, 2014  |   Event   |  College- and Career-Ready, EducationK-12


By Joe Minarik Senior Vice President and Director of Research  Last week’s GDP growth numbers grabbed a lot of attention.  The initial first quarter estimate, released in late April, was as...

July 02, 2014  |   Blog   |  Fiscal Health, EducationPostsecondaryFiscal HealthEconomic Growth

Education Forum on Common Core & Region’s Skills Gap in Albany, NY

Education Forum on Common Core & Region's Skills Gap 7:45 AM – 9:00 AM Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber Albany, NY *This event is free to attend and open to the public.  Additional information can be accessed...

June 27, 2014  |   Event   |  College- and Career-Ready, EducationK-12

Business Engagement & the Common Core in Corning, NY

Business Engagement & The Common Core 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Corning County Club Corning, NY *This event is free to attend and open to the public.  For more information, including registration, please click here.

June 24, 2014  |   Event   |  College- and Career-Ready, EducationK-12

A Walk-Through of CED’s Early Childhood Education Panel

By Grace Reef President Early Learning Policy GroupOn May 1, the Committee for Economic Development kicked off it’s 2014 Spring Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. with a panel discussion, “Our Unfinished Business...

May 21, 2014  |   Blog   |  Early Learning,  |  Education, EducationEarly Childhood

Trustee Jon Whitmore: Educational Development is Economic Development

This month, more than three million students will graduate from high schools across the United States. At ACT, we are proud to note that more than half these students will be graduating having taken the...

May 12, 2014  |   Blog   |  Postsecondary Education, EducationPostsecondaryGlobal Competitiveness

A Walk-Through of CED’s Spring Policy Conference

By Jeffrey Hooke Vice President & Director of Economic Studies Committee for Economic DevelopmentCED’s Spring 2014 Policy Conference took place on May 1 and 2 at Washington’s landmark Willard Hotel, and it brought...

May 08, 2014  |   Blog   |  Sustainable Capitalism, EducationFiscal HealthGlobal Competitiveness

Nation’s Report Card Paints Startling Picture of College-and Career-Readiness

"Despite the highest high school graduation rate in our history, and despite growth in student achievement over time in elementary school and middle school, student achievement at the high school level has been flat in...

May 08, 2014  |   Blog   |  College- and Career-Ready, EducationK-12

CED Spring Policy Conference, Media Coverage

May 06, 2014  |   CED in the News EducationEarly ChildhoodFiscal HealthEconomic GrowthEconomy & Federal BudgetHealth CareGlobal CompetitivenessWomen's Economic Empowerment

Spring Policy Conference, May 1-2, 2014: Washington, DC

Please join the Committee for Economic Development for our two-day Spring Policy Conference on May 1-2, 2014.This year’s program will feature in-depth conversations with senior leaders, CEOs, economists, and policy makers, on early...

May 01, 2014  |   Event   |  Early Learning,  |  Fiscal Health, Democratic InstitutionsCampaign FinanceJudicial Independence and SelectionEducationEarly ChildhoodForeign LanguagesK-12PostsecondaryFiscal HealthEconomic GrowthEconomy & Federal BudgetHealth CareTax ReformGlobal CompetitivenessCorporate GovernanceWomen's Economic Empowerment

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@CEDUpdate In 1957, CED released "Economic Development Assistance," a blueprint with recommendations for achieving independenc……