Most Companies Partner With K-12 Schools

Right now, the future of commerce is dreading the end of summer. But as the new school year approaches, businesses eagerly await the students who will shape tomorrow's workforce. According to a recent study by i4cp, almost 80% of organizations viewed the quality of kindergarten through 12th-grade (K-12) education as critical for the future of business success. And businesses are more than willing to help.

The study found that more than 65% of corporate respondents are engaged in various educational partnerships or initiatives. The largest companies are more likely to be involved, with almost 87% of organizations with more than 10,000 employees reporting they partner with education on an ongoing basis.

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Erik Samdahl
Erik is the head of marketing at i4cp, and has nearly 20 years in the market research and human capital research industry.