Doris Toles describes her battle to breathe in the polluted air of Baltimore. Old coal burning power plants near Baltimore can emit up to 10 times the pollution as plants with modern pollution controls, leaving people with asthma and COPD to struggle to breathe their next breath. Toles spoke at a Sierra Club rally to clean up dirty coal burning plants in Maryland.
Stephen Ritz introduces himself as the “Chief Eternal Optimist of Bronx County”. It’s a place that needs optimism. The Bronx is a tough neighborhood with high unemployment and the rumble of food insecurity. The New York City Coalition Against Hunger … Continued
Solving for WHY: Finding the Right Angle to Teach Math with Meaning. Poor Y. Every year, millions of students try to solve Y’s intractable problems. They furrow their brows and scratch out long formulas smudged with erasures, red ink and … Continued
Linda Riessler of Baltimore explains her struggle to breathe with asthma in the shadow of polluting coal powered plants.