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Recent Activities in Education & Workforce
Business Roundtable today welcomed bipartisan Committee passage of a bill to reauthorize career and technical education (CTE) programs that demonstrably improve student outcomes after high school.
Business Roundtable has been actively engaged with lawmakers to ensure CTE programs are updated in a way that works for all stakeholders in the system, from students to the business community.
June 27, 2016
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-2800
Dear Ms. Miller:
On behalf of Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, I am writing in response to the Department’s May 31 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to accountability and state plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Business Roundtable ‘wholeheartedly shares’ Committee commitment to helping people find and retain employment
In testimony today at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on “Moving America’s Families Forward: Setting Priorities for Reducing Poverty and Expanding Opportunity,” Business Roundtable President John Engler said:
Congressional efforts to reauthorize welfare reform should include a major emphasis on education and workforce training, Business Roundtable President John Engler testified today at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing.