Improving Quality of Care for Aging Americans

Elder care workforce advocates will urge investments to improve recruitment and training for the elder care workforce during visits with lawmakers in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 21, World Alzheimer’s Day. 


Student Competition Inspires the Skilled Workforce of Tomorrow

High school students from around the United States and Canada have the unique opportunity to learn about interesting careers, meet potential employers, gain new skills and have fun by participating in the 2011 Construction Challenge.


Strong Call for Jobs at Netroots Nation

Years of off-shoring American manufacturing has exacerbated the worst U.S. economic crisis since the Great Depression, undermining the U.S. position in the global economy, the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) said today at Netroots Nation, appealing to Congress and the Obama administration to enact a series of measures to implement a national manufacturing strategy.


North Carolina Schools Leverage Smartphones to Close the Achievement Gap in Math

altStudents using “smartphones” as part of their academic classroom work in Onslow County, N.C., significantly outpaced other students -- in the school district and across the state -- on end-of-course exams in Algebra, Algebra II and Geometry, a new report reveals.


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