Despite gloomy job prospects, many American manufacturers are on the prowl for top talent, but say that not enough workers are trained for the tasks. By Elizabeth G. OlsonJun 29, 2011 10:35 AM ET
Predictions of a shortage of American math and science professionals have grown dire. What can be done to bridge the gap? By Elizabeth G. OlsonMay 20, 2011 10:18 AM ET
A growing number of business and economics majors are heading into teaching, joining programs like Teach for America. Who benefits? By Gary M. SternApr 29, 2011 2:57 PM ET
With state budgets buckling, American teachers are facing the erosion of tenure protection, employee benefits, and other job protections that they fought for and won years ago.
By Elizabeth G. Olson, contributor
FORTUNE -- Who can blame American teachers for feeling beleaguered as state after state strips away the job protections, especially tenure, that they have won in recent decades?
The status teachers enjoy in many other countries often eludes them in the MOREMar 23, 2011 11:01 AM ET
More education could give plenty of stalled careers a much-needed boost, and extended tax breaks will help foot the bill.
By Anne Fisher, contributor
Amid all the brouhaha at year's end over extending Bush-era income tax cuts, one important feature of the $858 billion tax package passed by the lame-duck Congress tended to get overlooked: At the last minute, almost as an afterthought, legislators approved a two-year extension of Section 127, MOREJan 12, 2011 10:57 AM ET
Just in time for the holidays, Yale's School of Management received a $50 million donation from Ned Evans, former chairman of Macmillan Inc., capping off a banner year for donations to elite business schools.
By John A. Byrne, contributor
(poetsandquants.com) -- Santa Claus came early to Yale's School of Management this year.
The former chairman of publishing house Macmillan Inc. pledged a $50 million gift to Yale's School of Management to help MOREDec 20, 2010 3:51 PM ET
Former Intel CEO Craig Barrett tells Fortune why U.S. students' terrible test scores must rise for the country to remain an economic powerhouse, and how his organizations aim to help.
Interview by Scott Olster, associate editor
If you want to get a sense of what's in store for the American workforce, just take a look at how our students match up against the rest of the world in math and science. After MOREDec 8, 2010 3:41 PM ET
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