Education Is The Best Investment Says Philadelphia Senior Business Manager
He lamented , Too many administrators are unwilling to close failing schools. At the center of this morass were ineffective teachers , coddled by tenure and free from all accountability. Mismanagement and poor teaching do exist, but the performance of US students is less a function of poor schools than unprecedented poverty. Analyses of international test data show that the one-in-five American students raised in poverty depress our otherwise admirable test scores. The OECDs most recent report noted, Socio-economic disadvantage translates more directly into poor educational performance in the United States than in other countries. The fault lines of inequality and poverty define the landscape of educational achievement. These inequalities pervade higher education as well.
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(Photo Courtesy of Warren Taylor) Mentors and life lessons are an important part of the learning process. Warren Taylor, President of Community Banking for Customers Bank, shares his views on education and his career in management. What is your background in management? I became the CFO of a community bank at the age of 26 and then the CEO at 28.
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