America is spending more money on education than any country in the world.
Even with that, America still rank 25th in math, 17th in science and 14th in reading.
This is a major concern in America. If the U.S can’t compete in education, then there will be struggle to compete in anything.
According to a report from the Georgetown Center on Education and Workforce, by 2018, nearly two-thirds of new jobs will require some form of post-secondary education. The U.S. is on track to fall short of this need by a full three million workers.
Business leaders can bring our voice to public policy debates, our business acumen to non-profits, our varied expertise to training and education programs, and our resources.
Too many students are not getting the support they need to succeed. There is an obligation to these children, to society, and our own businesses to offer what support we can.