From: The Council of State Governments
To: Dean Sanpei,
Subject: Upcoming Webinars: Child Poverty and Educational Success, Connecting Higher Education and Industry
Date: Tue Feb 11 19:02:53 MST 2014
Body:
The Council of State Governments  is pleased to offer a variety of upcoming complimentary webinars and conference calls d esigned to educate and inform state leaders on a range of policy-related issues.  
 

 

Among the world's 35 richest countries, the U.S. ranks second highest in the rate of childhood poverty. Achievement gaps between the poor and the non-poor are twice as large as the achievement gap between black and white students. And cognitive differences--which vary extensively by income and poverty status--likely contribute to a young adult's accessibility to and success in college, further limiting economic and social mobility and fueling the gap between rich and poor. This webinar will showcase ways state policymakers can utilize their role to reduce the impact of child poverty on educational success. More...

 

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Recent data collected by the Association of University Technology Managers indicates a positive correlation between money spent on research and success in economic development. As states and localities compete for industry investment and jobs in an uncertain global economy, they need greater access to experts to provide guidance on the expected benefits and costs of economic development projects to make sound decisions. This complimentary webinar will focus on a variety of advanced analytical tools to help academic executives, industry scientists and policymakers make better evidence-based decisions on key research strategies.  More...

 

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