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Business Roundtable supports policies that will support a world-class workforce equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to help America lead in global innovation, drive robust economic growth and foster job creation. We are committed to ensuring all students and workers are prepared to work and ready to succeed.

Recent Activities in Education & Workforce

February 10, 2015

I am writing to offer our views on H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which is scheduled to be marked up before the House Education and Workforce Committee on February 11, 2015.

February 10, 2015
News Release

Business Roundtable today released its principles for Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization and called on Congress and the President to create a bipartisan bill to update and improve K-12 education programs to ensure all high school graduates can succeed in college and careers.

February 9, 2015

Dear Chairman Kline, Ranking Member Scott and Other Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce:

February 6, 2015
News Release

Business Roundtable Chairman Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO of AT&T Inc., today announced the selection of Wes Bush, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation, to serve as Vice Chair of the Business Roundtable Education and Workforce Committee. Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil, is Chair of the Education and Workforce Committee.

January 30, 2015

Dear Senators Alexander and Murray: We are very pleased that both the House and Senate have expressed a strong desire to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the current version of the Elementary And Secondary Education Act (ESEA), early in this congressional session.


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.