Business-Education Partnerships in K-12 Education

When educators choose to work closely with businesses, they gain valuable resources and insights needed to strengthen schools and achieve meaningful outcomes.

When educators choose to work closely with businesses, they gain valuable resources and insights needed to strengthen schools and achieve meaningful outcomes. In 2013, Harvard Business School, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and BCG joined forces to research the role of the private sector in improving the United States’ education system.

What did they learn? Take a look at three reports that highlighted the team’s key findings, which were discussed at the Business and Education Leaders Together (BELT) Conference in October 2014.

  1. Lasting Impact: A Business Leader’s Playbook for Supporting America’s Schools.  This report highlights three actions that business champions can take with education partners to improve education.
  2. Partial Credit: How America’s School Superintendents See Business as a Partner.  Discover key findings from the first-ever nationwide survey of superintendents on the role of business in America’s education system.
  3. The Brink of Renewal: A Business Leader’s Guide to Progress in America’s Schools.  This resource updates business leaders on the reality of pre-K-12 schools and provides a view of how they can help institutions realize dramatic progress in the student outcomes.