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Teens Create Prosthetic Hand For Young Boy

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.10.2014 | Good News

A group of high school students in Texas has been engaging in one of the most rewarding after-school projects ever: They're building a prosthetic hand...

Teachers and School Leaders Make It Real

Julie Kantor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Julie Kantor

When you make it real, applicable to real life, you touch the hearts and minds of America's youth and young workforce. Make it hands on, and show young people the correlation to real life and they will learn way more and advance academically.

The Dirty Job America Must Now Embrace -- Closing the Skills Gap

Julie Kantor | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Julie Kantor

We forgot how to just make something that America could sell and many 'dirty jobs' were viewed as beneath us in our quest to work smart but not necessarily hard.

More Learning vs. More Degrees

Carl Creasman | Posted 03.10.2013 | College
Carl Creasman

Currently it seems as if the general public, along with many of our national leaders, believe that what will fix our country are "more children with more degrees." In this belief, if we really are hoping this will fix our country, we are instead doomed.

How the U.S. Can Become a Manufacturing Powerhouse Again

Joe Astroth | Posted 08.31.2011 | Education
Joe Astroth

Over two decades ago when the U.S. shifted its investment from a manufacturing economy to one focused on the financial and technology industries, education followed suit.