Council for a Strong America

For Mobilizing Business And Community Leaders To Advocate For Deeper Learning

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  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Council for a Strong America is an umbrella for five membership organizations, composed of leaders from the business, military, and other sectors, working to address public policy issues. Through its ReadyNation initiative and others, the Council would continue outreach to provide policymakers and the public with information about the gap between the skills students currently attain in school and those they will need for postsecondary, civic, and employment success. The Council’s work draws attention through the megaphone of "unexpected messengers" to the need for an updated definition of college- and career-readiness, as well as aligned testing and accountability systems, all of which will foster systemic reform that strengthens educators’ ability to teach deeper learning skills.
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1212 New York Avenue, NW Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20005-3998, United States
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for mobilizing business leaders to advocate for deeper learning  
This organization of business leaders (dba America’s Edge) plans to use the voices of its influential members to convince media leaders and policymakers that investments in deeper learning are the key to economic recovery and growth.
for general operating support  
Council for a Strong America is a national nonprofit umbrella for five membership organizations composed of leaders from the business, military, law enforcement, and other sectors promoting evidenced-based solutions to public policy issues. It engages leaders to advance policies and programs that enable kids to be healthy, well educated, successful, and prepared for productive lives.

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