IBM's Stan Litow discusses how, 80 years ago, the public and private sector worked together to pass and implement social security, and how they are doing the same for a new law funding career and technical education.
It is with great sorrow that we report the death of Eugenia Kemble, the founding executive director of the Albert Shanker Institute, after a long battle with cancer. In her honor we are establishing and accepting donations for the Eugenia Kemble Research Grants.
Prof. James R. Stone argues that the U.S. needs to organize learning opportunities to provide rigorous, world-class technical education to the many disengaged youth now suffering through ever-increasing academic requirements.
Robert I. Lerman, economics professor at American University, argues for the expansion of U.S. apprenticeship training as means to address job vacancies hampering economic expansion as well as prepare young people for a wide array of rewarding careers.
A diverse group of influential education and other leaders today announced support for clear curricular guidance to complement the new Common Core State Standards that have been adopted by most states.
Professor James Stone argues that our "jobless recovery" from the recession, along with a labor market that increasingly exports its demand for high-skill workers, presents a case and opportunity for the expansion of career and technical education in the U.S.