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Building Meaningful Business-School Partnerships

Leaders looking for constructive ways to get local businesses more involved in schools can learn from School Board Case Studies, a new report from the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) and the National Chamber Foundation.
Information Update
May 17, 2012
 

This 13-city case study highlights both rural and urban districts with diverse school boards and the extent to which the business community has played a role in school governance. Go here for a summary and a link to the report.

Related reading: In Common Goals, Unique Strengths: Education and Business Partnerships, the American Association of School Administrators and Corporate Voices for Working Families highlight the benefits of school-business partnerships, offer tips for engaging educators and business leaders and provide a case study illustrating partnerships in action. (Leader Network Registration Required)