Thursday, July 7, 2016
On July 7, 2016, the House Education and Workforce committees advanced the bipartisan “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act," a bill that reauthorizes and...
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Career and technical education changed my life. I attended Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical (GNBVT) High School in Massachusetts. It has a large, diverse, and motivated student...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
We are thrilled with the introduction of the bipartisan “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act," sponsored by Rep. Glen Thompson (R-PA), Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL),...
Friday, June 3, 2016
In December 2015, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) laid out his vision for the country as the new Speaker of the House. Based on the ideas outlined in the...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Follow me as I tour through our nation's capital! I am working for Opportunity Nation during my Harry S. Truman scholarship Summer Institute. The Truman Scholarship is a...
Friday, May 6, 2016
For many young people, the American Dream seems increasingly out of reach. It is essential we support multiple pathways that will put opportunity youth back on the road...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled Less Opportunity, More Support, which used our Opportunity Index to show where each of our potential presidential candidates rank...
Friday, April 8, 2016
This first appeared on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Above the Fold. To the 45th President of the United States Dear 45, One of the most critical issues...
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may not appear to have a lot in common. But, by at least one measure, they do: voters with a lack of opportunity.
Friday, March 18, 2016
A summer job is not just a paycheck. It’s about learning how to work with other people, being a professional, problem solving, customer service, all of those really important power skills that come into play later in life. We see summer job opportunities as a bridge to careers.