STEM Urgency: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education in an Increasingly Unequal and Competitive World

The technology sector in the United States continued to thrive during the Great Recession. The increasing need for high tech workers shielded the industry from the unemployment woes faced by the rest of the country. In fact, the number of workers needed by the technology industry far outpaces the number of Americans with the skills for these available jobs.

2008 Joint Center National Survey of African American Families' Views on Education

The 2008 Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Education Survey is a national survey of 750 African American households, conducted between September 16 and October 6, 2008.

ASU Expands Access to Quality Post-Secondary Education

Arizona State University (ASU) is at once the youngest, largest and fastest growing of all major American research institutions, enrolling more than 69,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students on four campuses across metropolitan Phoenix.

The Harlem Children's Zone: Revitalizing Our Nation Through Education

The unprecendented scale and success of the Harlem Children's Zone Project in the closing achievement gap has elicited curiousity around the world.