April 23rd, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ensuring the Central New York Region’s Global Success

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Chris Beakey, Communications Directorcbeakey@americasedge.orgCell: 302/448-0253, Office: 202/464-7016 Jenn O’Connor, New York State Directorjoconnor@americasedge.orgCell: 518/817-1107         **Media Advisory for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23rd **  Ensuring the Central New York Region’s Global Success Reversing our “skills gaps” through high school education models and rigorous standards   SYRACUSE, NY – ...
April 15th, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Business Leaders: Early Learning Provides Significant Economic Boost in Illinois

    For release:  10:30 a.m. CT, April 15, 2014 Media contact:  Sean Noble – cell: 312-502-5566; email snoble@americasedge.org   Business Leaders: Early Learning Provides Significant Economic Boost in Illinois  New research fuels call to protect, strengthen early childhood programs   Investments in early care and education provide an impressive and nearly immediate business boost for local communities throughout Illinois, ...
April 11th, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: Business leaders tout economic boost of early education investments in Illinois

    CONTACT:  Sean Noble – snoble@americasedge.org, work: 312-288-8229; cell: 312-502-5566   NEWS ADVISORY   Business leaders tout economic boost of early education investments in Illinois New research fuels call to protect, strengthen early childhood programs   Every public dollar invested in early care and education produces an impressive and nearly immediate boost for businesses throughout Illinois.  Plus, these investments hold enormous potential to create thousands more jobs and generate more than ...
March 21st, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Assemblymember Gonzalez Visits Career Academies at Hilltop High School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 21 2014 Contact: Meghan Moroney, (415) 450-1913, mmoroney@americasedge.org   Assemblymember Gonzalez Visits Career Academies at Hilltop High School Chula Vista, Calif. – Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) toured Hilltop High School today to see first-hand how Linked Learning is preparing students for the future and providing a pipeline of qualified employees to businesses in the San Diego region. Assemblywoman Gonzalez met with business leaders and educators ...
March 13th, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Economic Benefits of Early Childhood Programs Report Released

Economic Benefits of Early Childhood Programs Report Released FRANKFORT, KY (March 13, 2014) – Gov. Steve Beshear and Kentucky business leaders urged support for quality early childhood care and education programs after they announced a report showing that investments in such programs provide a significant economic boost for businesses and help develop a skilled workforce. ...
March 13th, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Beshear, Prichard Committee news conference to release economic report on early childhood education

   Commonwealth of Kentucky Office of the Governor MEDIA ADVISORYMarch 12, 2014    Contact:  Kerri Richardson502.564.2611502.330.6633   Terry Sebastian 502.564.2611 502.229.6130   Gov. Beshear, Prichard Committee news conference to release economic report on early childhood education WHO:...
February 11th, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: IBM Shares Details of Successful Career Pathways Model

Feb. 11, 2014 Contact: Jennifer Ortega, (916) 837-3904, jortega@americasedge.org Donna Mattoon, (914) 499-6532, dbmattoo@us.ibm.com   IBM Shares Details of Successful Career Pathways Model Webinar brings best practices to California schools  SAN FRANCISCO – In an effort to share best practices with California schools, IBM today released its P-TECH guidebook to educators hoping to learn from the success of the tech giant’s career pathways in New York and Chicago. The national business leaders organization ...
February 7th, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: IBM to Share Details of Successful Career Pathways Model

Contact:          Jennifer Ortega, (916) 837-3904, jortega@americasedge.org            Donna Mattoon, (914) 499-6532, dbmattoo@us.ibm.com **Media Advisory**    IBM to Share Details of Successful Career Pathways Model Webinar brings best practices to California schools SAN FRANCISCO – The California Department of Education has unveiled its plan to award $250 million to school districts, community colleges and their partners to better prepare students for high-wage, high-skill, ...
February 4th, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: America’s Edge and ReadyNation join forces

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chris Beakey, cbeakey@councilforastrongamerica.org, 202-464-7016   Merger of ReadyNation and America’s Edge will create a unified voice to mobilize business champions for proven investments in children and youth WASHINGTON, DC (February 4, 2014) -- On February 18th, two preeminent national initiatives that mobilize business leaders to champion investments in children ...
January 22nd, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: $250 Million Career Pathways Trust to Help Reverse Growing “Skills Gap”

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2014 Contact: Meghan Moroney, mmoroney@americasedge.org, 415-450-1913   $250 Million Career Pathways Trust to Help Reverse Growing “Skills Gap” America’s Edge Supports Innovative Education Approach to Meet Future Workforce Needs Sacramento, Calif. – Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today the availability of $250 million via the Career Pathways Trust, a competitive ...