Developing America's Frontline Workers Report "Nearly all employers are making some investments in developing the skills of their frontline workers, but many fail to measure and reward the practices that maximize the impact of these investments, according to a new survey released this week by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) and UpSkill America, an initiative of the Aspen Institute." i4cp
3M Young Scientist Challenge Looks To Name Top Young Scientist of 2015 "3M, in partnership with Discovery Education, is looking to find the top young scientist of 2015 as part of its Young Scientist Challenge for students in grades 5-8 who are competing for a $25,000 prize, the title of America’s Top Young Scientist and a student adventure trip to a destination such as Costa Rica." 3M
UpSkillAmerica.org Factsheet "Following his State of the Union Address, the President traveled to Idaho to speak on the middle class economy and launch "UpSkill America.org," an initiative to help workers gain the skills and credentials to advance into better paying jobs." White House
Data on Doctorate Graduates From U.S. Universities in 2013 "The National Science Foundation's annual data on PhD graduates and their employment outcomes shows that while more students are graduating with PhDs, the number who leave school with a job offer continues to decline." National Science Foundation
Chevron STEM Call To Action "Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today, as part of National Science Week, issued a call to action to other businesses to join the company in supporting project-based learning methods to increase engagement in STEM and promote engineering design thinking in classrooms across the U.S."