Council for a Strong America is an umbrella for five membership organizations composed of leaders from the business, military, and other sectors that work on public policy issues. The council will continue outreach to provide policymakers and the public with information about the gap between the skills students currently attain in school and what they will need for postsecondary, civic, and employment success. The council’s work, led by its ReadyNation initiative, draws attention to the need for updated definitions of college- and career-readiness, aligned testing, and better accountability systems, all of which foster systemic reform and strengthen educators’ ability to teach deeper learning skills.
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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.