Monthly Archives: February 2017

Charter Schools Any Good?

Charter Schools Any Good?   Testifying at NAACP hearing: Are charters the answer for ed? Published on February 13, 2017 By Julian Vasquez Heilig <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/testifying-naacp-hearing-charters-answer-ed-julian-vasquez-heilig>&gt; Professor, Director, Blogger, On-Air and Print Education Contributor Julian Vasquez Heilig stated, “Considering the election of Donald Trump, we may have reached a watershed moment for market-based school choice and […]

Jobs and Education

Jobs and Education I have written before on this when I used percentages of both supply and demand. But I was assuming that the number of people in the workforce and the number jobs were the same. In other words the supply and demand pies were the same the size. I was fairly sure that […]

Can Success Stories Affect Anything–STEM?

Can Success Stories Affect Anything– STEM? My Response to: No hidden figures: success stories can help girls’ STEM careers <> Published on February 10, 2017 By Phumzile Miambo-Ngcuka United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of United Nations Women Phumzile Miambo-Ngcuka stated, “What makes a young girl believe she is less intelligent and capable than a […]

Should STEM Take You Anywhere?

Should STEM Take You Anywhere? A critique of: Why STEM can take you anywhere Published on February 1, 2017 By Judy Marks CEO, Siemens USA <> Judy Marks has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Judy Marks declared, “Here’s a great example of how we can make things better for the next-generation workforce: We call […]