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Inspirational and aspirational is how I would describe Building a More Inclusive Workforce: A National Summit to Boost Education and Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities, held last Friday in Wilmington, Del.
Collaborating with the U.S. Business Leadership Network and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, 2013 chair of the National Governors Association (NGA), the Council cohosted this [...]

In a March 19 post on Yahoo Finance, I was struck, actually alarmed, by data cited from the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) suggesting that 40 percent of those currently unemployed, particularly those separated from the manufacturing sector, are permanently unemployable. ECRI’s spokesperson said “the recovery is happening….it’s very real, but the economy does not [...]

It takes a village…yet again, this was eminently clear in the Education Plenary discussion Tuesday morning with the San Antonio school superintendent, the Chicago and Washington, DC community foundation CEO’s, and the CEO of America’s Promise Alliance, founded by General Colin Powell. What a terrific and honest conversation on education reform.

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