The central answer to the mismatch between jobs and employment is a 21st-century apprenticeship program.
Condoleezza Rice says failing schools undermine economic growth, competitiveness, social cohesion and the ability to fill positions in institutions vital to national security.
A report from Deloitte and the U.S. Council on Competitiveness shows the world's manufacturing markets will get more competitive in the next five years. The key to winning that battle over the next five years will be talent.
What should be the key focus of the new Obama administration? Suzanne Rosselet suggests that investing in skills and education are the critical contributors to lifting US competitiveness.
Longer winter breaks and shorter summer vacations are ideas being tested around the country as school districts debate whether to extend the school year.
The improved ratings for Asian universities, and especially Chinese and Indian universities, are to be expected. The rise of China and India as economic powerhouses makes it almost inevitable that their institutions of higher learning will become powerhouses as well.
Eight ways that manufacturers can prepare a new generation of workers for a smarter and stronger manufacturing future.
The United States remains the overall leader in space competitiveness, but its relative position has declined for the fifth straight year, according to a new report.
U.S. competitiveness was ranked second for 2011 for by the IMD, behind Hong Kong. The bad news is that it was first in 2010 and most years before, but it's worth contemplating the advantages that a group of international business executives and analysts still can find in the U.S. economy.
Focusing on incremental ways to encourage entrepreneurship in the United States will help create jobs and great returns for investors fortunate enough to invest in the next generation of world class companies, writes David Teten.
The latest international student tests confirm what we have known for some time: It is no longer prudent to pretend that we can wring better results from using the same old methods.
The latest international student tests confirm what we have known for some time: It is no longer prudent to pretend that we can wring better results from using the same old methods. We should be harnessing the transformative potential of technology at a time when global competition is demanding new skills from the workforce and learning standards around the world are being revised to focus on those new skills.
The United States must recognize that our long-term growth depends on dramatically increasing the quality of our K-12 public education system, according to Stacey Childress.