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Are Employers Using Credentials to the Fullest?: New Manufacturing Report Provides Insights

Do employers value credentials? Which do they see as a better predictor of success: credentials or experience? How can employers become more involved in making sure credentials meet their needs? A new Workcred report...

August 22, 2018  |   Blog   |  Education,  |  Education,  |  College- and Career-Ready,



Business Champions for the Advancement of Early Childhood Education Spotlight: Tom Nelson, National Gypsum

Tom Nelson is a CED Business Champion for the Advancement of Early Childhood Education initiative, which collaborates with business leaders and education experts to increase the quality, accessibility and affordability of early childhood education...

November 12, 2018  |   Blog



CED Capitol Hill Briefing: Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act

The Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) hosted a Capitol Hill lunch briefing on how to build a postsecondary education for the 21st Century through the reauthorization of the Higher...

April 30, 2018  |   Event   |  Education,  |  Education,



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



State Spotlight: Tennessee Students’ Visible Education Gains

This past December, while the rest of us were looking ahead to 2018, the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) was busy looking back – specifically, to test score data from 2009-2015.While standardized test...

January 17, 2018  |   Blog   |  Education,  |  Education,



Congress Should Make Higher Education Affordable for All Ages

As the holiday season begins, all through the house, not a creature is stirring…except for college-bound high school seniors agonizing over their college application essays. So it is fitting that in Congress, the...

December 04, 2017  |   Blog   |  Postsecondary Education, Hide From Homepage



The Budget Deficit and Tax Reform

The nation faces a budget crisis, says one group of talking heads. The nation needs a tax cut to accelerate economic growth, says another group. What are our citizens to think?American voters tell pollsters...

November 21, 2017  |   Blog   |  Fiscal Health,  |  Health Care, Hide From Homepage



America Is On the Road to Crisis

According to every responsible authority, Democrat and Republican, conservative and liberal, bipartisan and nonpartisan, the United States is at considerable and growing risk of financial erosion, or even eventual crisis. Our public debt is growing...

October 27, 2017  |   Blog Hide From Homepage



Good Jobs for Those Without BAs?

Last month The New York Federal Reserve updated its indicator tracking the number of job postings for which a bachelor’s degree is deemed necessary against so called "non-college" jobs. The update shows...

August 15, 2017  |   Blog   |  Postsecondary Education,



Congress Must Cut the Student Debt Burden Falling on All Americans

Total student loan debt has now climbed to a record $1.3 trillion in the United States. The good news is that with the improving economy, default rates have declined over the last four years. Nonetheless, 11 percent...

July 17, 2017  |   Blog   |  Postsecondary Education,



2017 Mid-Year Member Update

With the first half of 2017 behind us, I would like to provide you with a mid-year update. Your support and involvement have enabled CED to advance solutions to significant economic and educational challenges facing the...

July 11, 2017  |   Blog



We Can Turbocharge Our Technology Industry with Immigration Reform

Today, “tech week” begins at the White House. The five-day confab will reportedly see the likes of technology experts and big-name CEOs like Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, Oracle’s...

June 19, 2017  |   Blog   |  Immigration, Hide From Homepage



How Business Can Turnaround the Supply Chain with Liberal Arts

While the business community focuses on the talent pipeline for “hard skills”, the notion that the liberal arts are no longer valuable in today’s economy has too often become conventional wisdom. ...

March 28, 2017  |   Blog   |  College- and Career-Ready,  |  Postsecondary Education,



Online or Brick-and-Mortar Learning? The Questions that Matter Most

For some time people from various quarters (policy-makers, academics, employers) have been wringing their hands over whether or not online education delivers good outcomes.  Proponents are adamant that it does, and given the challenges...

March 27, 2017  |   Blog   |  Postsecondary Education,



The Retirement Savings Deficit in America

Keynote Remarks by Ron Pressman at CED’s 2016 Fall Policy Conference I.  Welcome & Setting the StageThank you, Steve. I’d like to start by congratulating Congresswoman Susan Davis for...

November 28, 2016  |   Blog   |  Fiscal Health,



Early Educators Need Improved Working Conditions to Advance Children’s Development

Early educators play a fundamental role in the environments in which millions of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers develop and learn. Yet our current system of preparing, supporting, and rewarding early educators in the United States...

November 17, 2016  |   Blog   |  Early Learning,



Helping More Students Complete College: The Role of Emergency Aid

This election season has brought much attention – at least among the Democrats – to increasing college enrollment.  Proposals have ranged from making community college loan-free to making it completely free.  But we...

October 27, 2016  |   Blog   |  Postsecondary Education,



High-Quality Early Education and Care Requires High Standards for Early Educator Qualifications

There is increasing consensus about the critical importance of children’s development in the earliest years and its impact on success in later life. High-quality early care and education depends, especially, on teachers who...

October 26, 2016  |   Blog   |  Early Learning,



On the Road to Improving the Credentialing Ecosystem: Next Steps for the Credential Registry

On September 19, more than 200 leaders from the business, higher education, and credentialing communities will convene for On the Road to Improving the Credentialing Ecosystem: Next Steps for the Credential Registry. The conference will highlight...

September 19, 2016  |   Event   |  Education,



2016 Awards Dinner Spotlight: Ilene Gordon

What advice do you have for those who aspire to careers in leadership, or have just started to serve in a leadership capacity?First and foremost, be an authentic leader. That means being genuine and...

September 02, 2016  |   Blog



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