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HEA Reform Bills Mark Progress Toward Career Paths for More Americans

IBM issued the following statement in response to today’s House markup of the College Affordability Act:

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IBM Statement on the Appointment of Ginni Rometty to the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

Washington, D.C. — IBM today released the following statement on the appointment of its Chairman, President and CEO, Ginni Rometty to the newly-formed American Workforce Policy Advisory Board: “IBM has long been a leader in preparing society for the changes that new technologies bring to the ways we live and work. As far back as […]

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IBM’s Ginni Rometty Unveils “Tomorrow Ready” Education Platform at Business Roundtable

This week, IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty was named Chair of the Business Roundtable Education and Workforce Committee (EWC). Ginni will be working tirelessly with EWC members to promote the Business Roundtable’s new “Tomorrow Ready” platform on education and job-ready skills.

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Ireland Announces Launch of P-TECH, an Innovative Education Model for the Digital Economy

Today marks an important moment for Ireland’s education system, and for the community in Dublin’s north east inner city, as Leo Varadkar, the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister), announced pilots of the P-TECH model in three local schools.

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The modernized Perkins Act (finally) passed. Here’s what it means for American students.

Across the country families are completing their annual back-to-school rituals. Binders and backpacks are flying off the shelves and students are returning to the familiar flow of the classroom. But this year something big has changed, something that will have an immediate and positive impact on American education.

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IBM Applauds Passage of Legislation to Modernize Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

Washington, D.C. – IBM today released this statement following passage by the House and Senate of legislation to bring American career and technical education programs into the 21st century:

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IBM Applauds Senate HELP Committee Passage of Perkins Act Modernization Bill

Washington, D.C. – IBM today released this statement following a vote by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to advance bipartisan legislation that would update and modernize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act:

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Four skills we should teach our students for the tech jobs of the future

Today we’re seeing a transformational shift in society. Driven by innovations like AI, cloud computing, blockchain and data analytics, industries from cybersecurity to healthcare to agriculture are being revolutionized. These innovations are creating new jobs but also changing existing ones—and require new skills that our workforce must be equipped with. 

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