The Billings Gazette is reporting on a proposal by Montana Senator Max Baucus (D), calling for free tuition in certain fields to increase our competitiveness with foreign countries. Intended as part of his "Education Competitiveness Act," the funding would providefree college tuition for math and science majors as part of a $25 billion education incentives package that also includes help for rural teachers and more money for pre-kindergarten programs...
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I have a new job and you, dear readers, get to go along for at least for part of the ride.
I'm writing this on a hot noisy bus filled with happy, excited kids. I'm on a field trip to a nearby mountain (more of a big hill, actually, but growing up in Seattle, I have yet to look at any geological feature on the east coast and think "Mountain") to collect samples from a pond and study some small ecosystems.
It's all about the bandwidth...
For many US students and educators, India is just where they call to get tech support. But our students need to understand that India is much more than a billion-person call center.
It is possible to get your work done and keep your family intact, too. A bit of Memorial Day fun.