Support our nonpartisan, nonprofit research and insights which help leaders address societal challenges.Donate
K-12: COVID-19 Disruption Must Lead To Overdue Reform
July 2020 | Committee for Economic Development
High quality education is a critical pathway to career success and economic mobility, particularly for students from low-income backgrounds. An education system that invests in children beginning at the earliest ages and supports their development as both citizens and skilled workforce entrants of the future—with both in-demand cutting-edge abilities and knowledge and the tools to continue to upgrade their education and training across the course of their career—is a necessity to ensuring that US employers remain globally competitive and that all Americans share in broad-based and growing prosperity in the 21st century.