Corporate scientific and technological knowledge, as well as negotiation and management skills, can be used to help improve public education, says a report by Boston, Mass.-based FSG Social Impact Advisors.
The report by the nonprofit consultant company encourages corporations to leverage their knowledge and assets to help schools by establishing programs around the already-established curricula of public schools, providing a long-term commitment to education, and measuring progress toward clear, achievable goals. It report provides a framework for the role of corporations in improving public education, and is based on interviews with 25 corporations, private foundations, nonprofit organizations, and school districts.
Vol. 26, Issue 36, Page 8Published in Print: May 9, 2007, as Corporate Expertise