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America Succeeds exists to elevate and expand America’s business voice for the dramatic and continuous improvement of public education. We are the nation’s leading force for mobilizing the business sector to improve schools. The business community has the obligation, opportunity, and capacity to transform the public education system.


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Andrew J. Rotherham | Dead & Company

Grateful Dead on Grateful Ed: The latest rundown from The Music Man, Andrew Rotherham, is a vivid reflection on a recent Dead & Company show, plus a nice subliminal shout-out to our blog's namesake. ... See more

Musical Act: Dead & Company Venue: Capitol One Arena City: Washington, D.C. Just before Thanksgiving, Dead & Company rolled into Washington, D.C. to play Capitol One arena as part of a robu…

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4 weeks ago
After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

FACT: College is NOT the only path to workforce success. But all paths require a quality education and training. Check out this story, and learn even more at www.AgeOfAgility.org. #AgeOfAgility

As California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education, there are an estimated 30 million jobs in the U.S. that pay at least $55,000 per year and don’t require a ... See more

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1 month ago
Without changes in education, the future of work will leave more people behind - The Hechinger Report

Without changes in education, the future of work will leave more people behind. Time to act now! We must prepare for the... #AgeOfAgility

A glimpse into America’s future labor market suggests a boom in health care jobs, soaring employment in clean energy and a continued decline in manufacturing positions. Those are among the key ... See more

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1 month ago
Andrew J. Rotherham | Phil Lesh And Friends

At Grateful Ed, we call them "music-loving education champions." Andrew Rotherham is one of the best. Check out his latest.

In the fall, on Thursday’s, I teach at the University of Virginia. It’s a large class, more than two hundred students, so “teacher voice” matters. Except last week I arrived more or less ... See more

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1 month ago
America Succeeds Reports on Education Pathways for the Future of Work

GREAT REVIEW: If you haven't had a chance to read our full report, Age of Agility, here's a very nice summary in Education Week by Tom Vander Ark at Getting Smart. #AgeOfAgility

Tom share's key highlights and findings from Age of Agility: Education Pathways for the Future of Work, a new report from America Succeeds.

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Sharhonda Bossier | It Never Rains in Southern California

AN ODE TO LOS ANGELES: In this latest installment at GratefulEd.org, guest blogger Sharhonda Bossier takes us on a revealing journey through her hometown of Los Angeles. The past and the present. The ... See more

In Fall 2016, I moved back to my hometown of Los Angeles after 15 years away. It’s been quite the experience to return as a high-earning college graduate and reluctant contributor to ... See more

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Why jobs of the future won't feel like work

WHAT DOES THE AGE OF AGILITY LOOK LIKE? It depends on how you approach it. David Lee has great advice on making your future job feel more like your passions and hobbies.

We've all heard that robots are going to take our jobs -- but what can we do about it? Innovation expert David Lee says that we should start designing jobs that unlock our hidden talents and passions ... See more

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America's anachronistic education system | The Thomas B. Fordham Institute

In an opinion piece for Thomas B. Fordham Institute, our very own Jason Gaulden writes: "More than at any time in recent history, it’s impossible to know what future employment will look like, in ... See more

By Jason Gaulden

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2 months ago
Analysis: Education Is Falling Behind in Race Against Robots. Here’s What U.S. Schools Can Do About It

RACE AGAINST ROBOTS: Check out this piece by Tim Taylor in The 74 analyzing how students in our current education are falling behind as robotics and artificial intelligence is constantly getting ... See more

The growth of automation and the increasing sophistication of artificial intelligence in the workplace are starting to create an upheaval so profound that some people are calling it the fourth ... See more

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3 months ago
Photos from America Succeeds's post

Opening Night at EDventure 2017: What an energizing evening! Remarks by Jamie Scott where pitch perfect - the reason we come to Boise every year for this summit. The panel discussion with the leaders ... See more

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