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Recent Activities in Education & Workforce

June 26, 2018
News Release

Following the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s bipartisan passage of legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, Business Roundtable today released the following statement from Wes Bush, Chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman Corporation and Chair of the Business Roundtable Education & Workforce Committee:

June 26, 2018
News Release

Business Roundtable today urges the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) to pass bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act).

June 25, 2018
Letter
The Honorable Lamar Alexander 
Chair, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee 
U.S. Senate
455 Dirksen Office Building 
Washington, DC 20515
 
Dear Chairman Alexander:
 
On behalf of the CEO members of Business Roundtable, whose companies employ more than 16 million people, I urge you to pass the bipartisan manager’s amendment to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act)
 
June 22, 2018
News Release

Business Leaders Create Regional Networks to Meet Changing Skills Needs and Expand Quality Job Opportunities

Washington – Business Roundtable today launched the Workforce Partnership Initiative (WPI) to tackle current and future skills development challenges and drive economic growth in seven regions around the U.S. CEOs of leading businesses will partner with local colleges and universities to accelerate and scale best-in-class workforce readiness programs and develop a steady talent pipeline that meets the changing needs of each region’s growing industries.

June 14, 2018
Letter

We, the undersigned businesses and organizations, write to urge the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to take swift, bipartisan action on reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. An update to this legislation is crucial to helping our nation’s students acquire the skills needed to be successful in today’s workplace.

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Committee Spotlight

As business leaders representing every sector of the economy, Business Roundtable members know that the American economy thrives when U.S. workers have the levels of education and training needed to succeed...

Growth Agenda

A Growth Plan for the U.S.

Business leaders are committed to working with government to foster a healthy business climate that creates opportunity for everyone in the U.S. We have identified attainable targets that will produce real, sustainable growth for our country.

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