IBM (NYSE:IBM) has launched a Playbook for U.S. Cities.
IBM Targets US Cities With Education Playbook
IBM (NYSE:IBM) has announced that it has released a new playbook for U.S. Cities, which is designed to develop Grades 9-14 Schools that prepare students for technology jobs.
IBM (NYSE:IBM) also unveiled plans to partner with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) to open a grades 9-14 school in the City of Chicago enabling students to graduate with an associate’s degree and enter the workforce with the marketable skills.
Stanley S. Litow, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs at IBM (NYSE:IBM), said that, “To put America back to work, parents, teachers, students, civic leaders, and private sector employers must collaborate on new and innovative approaches to public education. Today’s announcement will help close the skills gap not only in the City of Chicago, but in any city that chooses to implement the playbook and open a grades 9-14 school”.
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