Tag: Engineering

Danny McAuliffeFebruary 13, 2018

There was something off about the usual hustle and bustle of the Florida Capitol on Tuesday morning; empty corridors and courtyards were replaced with demonstrations of new age technology — and bright, young students from across the state smiled as they watched passersby marvel at their work. The scenery was for STEM — short for […]

Guest AuthorApril 25, 2016

“Algebra I is the most critical course students take in high school, and the ultimate gateway to success in higher education.” Do you believe that statement? I don’t. That declaration was the lead sentence in a recent full-page advertisement by a company that sells DVDs and CDs aimed at lifting the intellects of Americans willing […]

Guest AuthorJanuary 7, 2016

On Nov. 16, 2015, the Orlando City Council approved a Consent Agenda item authorizing the largest-ever expansion and extension of the city’s red-light contract with American Traffic Solutions. The justification for the expansion was based on dubious safety claims and skewed data. After further investigation, based on responses to public records requests received from the […]

Phil AmmannNovember 15, 2015

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium “hauled in” a $25,000 contribution this week to help underserviced local students. The donation from telecommunications giant AT&T will go toward afterschool programs that give 11- to 14-year-old students hands-on experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). A presentation ceremony Friday included a boat ride in Clearwater Bay pulling a net […]


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