How cool is this?
Global Citizenship at work! Japanese Seniors volunteer to clean up damaged nuclear plant.
Microsoft/Harris Survey Results re: STEM -
REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 7, 2011 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the findings of two national surveys, conducted online by Harris Interactive, of college students currently pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees and of parents of K–12 students. The goal of the surveys was to gain insight about what can better prepare and inspire students to pursue post-secondary education in STEM subjects.
Mighty interesting reading.
Maintaining our leadership in research and technology is crucial to America’s success. But if we want to win the future — if we want innovation to produce jobs in America and not overseas — then we also have to win the race to educate our kids. — President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 2011