EDUCATION -- January 8, 2013 at 6:33 PM ET
Live Chat: Can STEM Education Close the Achievement Gap?
On Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET, NewsHour is hosting a live chat on how STEM education can close the achievement gap.
We'll be examining the unmet demand for more STEM-skilled workers in the U.S. economy, and how that disconnect breaks down for minority and low-income students.
We'll be joined by:
David Pinder, Prinicpal of McKinley Technology High School in Washington, D.C.
Linda Rosen, CEO of Change the Equation, a non-profit organization advocating for STEM initiatives across the country
Jonathan Rothwell, senior research associate and associate fellow at Brookings Institute Metropolitan Program. His research focuses on urban economics and employment opportunities.
To participate, please email email@example.com for an invite.