What Does Good STEM Education Look Like?

Most Americans aren’t too thrilled with the quality of K-12 STEM education in the U.S. That’s according to an article in the Hechinger Report that scrutinizes results from a poll done by the Pew Research Center. They aren’t encouraging. Of Americans polled last summer, Only 25% think our K-12 STEM …

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The Tragedy of Mahmoud Abbas

Picture a Palestinian leader in the twilight of his reign. Besieged on all sides and challenged by younger upstarts, he lashes out against Israel, his Arab brethren, and the United States. Other Palestinian officials jockey to replace him, convinced he’s past his prime. This is how it ended for Yasser …

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Government Shutdown Disproportionately Hurts Black Families

It’s year 2013, redux. As in that year, the United States government has officially shutdown—due to a policy impasse between the Republicans and the Democrats. This means thousands of federal workers may be furloughed indefinitely without pay. According to a report from American Progress, African Americans make up 18% of …

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