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 firstname.lastname@example.org for an invite.