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Recent Activities in Education & Workforce

June 29, 2016
Letter

June 27, 2016

Meredith Miller
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Room 3C106
Washington, DC  20202-2800

Dear Ms. Miller:

On behalf of Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, I am writing in response to the Department’s May 31 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to accountability and state plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

May 24, 2016
Media Resource

Business Roundtable ‘wholeheartedly shares’ Committee commitment to helping people find and retain employment

In testimony today at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on “Moving America’s Families Forward: Setting Priorities for Reducing Poverty and Expanding Opportunity,” Business Roundtable President John Engler said:

May 24, 2016
News Release

Congressional efforts to reauthorize welfare reform should include a major emphasis on education and workforce training, Business Roundtable President John Engler testified today at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing.

May 24, 2016
Testimony

The pro-growth agenda laid out by the Speaker presents an opportunity for Democrats and Republicans to create policies that help more individuals realize the American dream. Too many people still find themselves out of work or in a place that does not enable them to maintain a high quality of life.

March 31, 2016
Letter

Jenny Yang
Chair
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
131 M Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20507

Dear Chair Yang:

Re: AGENCY INFORMATION COLLECTION ACTIVITIES: REVISION OF THE EMPLOYER INFORMATION REPORT (EEO-1) (EEOC-2016-0002-0001)

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Committee Spotlight

As business leaders representing every sector of the economy, Business Roundtable members know that the American economy thrives when U.S. workers have the levels of education and training needed to succeed...

Growth Agenda

A Growth Plan for the U.S.

Business leaders are committed to working with government to foster a healthy business climate that creates opportunity for everyone in the U.S. We have identified attainable targets that will produce real, sustainable growth for our country.

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