A skilled and educated workforce is increasingly essential to a community’s economic vitality. Even when city officials do not play a direct role in governing their school systems, there are numerous ways in which they can exercise leadership to support youth education beginning with pre-school, expand alternatives for students who struggle in traditional educational settings, increase high school graduation rates, and promote college access and completion.
by Tim Mudd
The U.S. Department of Education recently selected five communities to receive the first round of Promise Neighborhoods multi-year implementation grants and another 15 communities to receive a second round of one-year planning…
by Laura Lanford
NLC recognized a total of 102 program enrollees for completing Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond levels in the Certificate of Achievement in Leadership Program through the Leadership Training Institute during…