As educators and foundations consider how to expand STEM learning in Baltimore, I’d like to offer a few recommendations. First, define STEM broadly. When we see STEM as a way of understanding and solving problems of all kinds, it becomes … Continued
STEM design exercise for Baltimore, Maryland.
Are Baltimore schools starting to pay attention to student leadership and ideas? It may be too early to tell. It is one thing to ask students to speak up. It is another to listen. But if the student leadership conference … Continued
If you are reading this, you know the power of free, immediate information available to you whenever you wish. When was the last time that you learned how to do or fix something by watching a YouTube video or seeking … Continued
It is a community college literature class in Pennsylvania. Laid-off mill workers, retirees and students fresh out of high school choose their seats and prepare for the first lecture. Their professor, a big guy with eyes that brighten at this … Continued
The Maryland Department of the Environment is urged to act boldly to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Citizens and groups testified that Maryland should remain as a member of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Citizens and local groups demand that Baltimore City restore funding to educational programs. The proposed budget eliminated 4.2 million dollars for educational and social programs in Baltimore.
Rebecca Rehr, Maryland Environmental Health Network, describes the health effects of pollution and urges the Maryland Department of the Environment to adopt regulations for coal burning power plants that are equal or better than the ones which Governor Hogan withdrew from publication when he took office.
Chris Yoder testifies before the Maryland Department of the Environment about how relaxing air pollution regulations for Coal fired power plants violates conservative values and economic principles.