A Texas high school student contributes to new technology that enables blind students to engage with math class the same way as sighted students.
Today, the award-winning Parent Toolkit website, produced by NBC News Education Nation and supported by Pearson, launches a new section dedicated to helping parents and their teens navigate their evolving parent-child relationships.
The growing gap between demand and supply of skilled construction labor is the biggest problem facing the construction industry today. One organization in Indiana is helping shrink that gap is some surprising ways.
If you’ve ever watched the DIY Network on television, Kayleen McCabe’s is a face you may recognize. When she is not in front of the camera, Kayleen is traveling the country telling students the story of how her long-time construction hobby turned into a successful career.
There is one question that has followed Jason Lorgan throughout his decades-long career working in college bookstores: “What is the best way to deliver course materials to students?” Four years ago, Jason started thinking through the question in a new way, and the results were better than anyone expected.
Jai Kumar has worked in the Campus Bookstore at the College of San Mateo in Silicon Valley, California, for more than 26 years. Over his many years, he’s seen the cost of going to college skyrocket. Now, he’s doing something about it.
Seventy-five years ago, during World War II, Dr. Frances Carter worked in a Birmingham, Alabama, defense plant, helping to build B-29 bombers—some of the largest aircraft in service during the war. She is “Rosie the Riveter,” and today, we’re catching up with her.
More then 20 years ago, Mittie Cannon walked onto a construction site for the first time. Despite many doubters, she stayed curious. Today, she’s been recognized, both inside her organization and more broadly, for her leadership in a traditionally male-dominated field.
As a little girl, Holley Thomas followed her father around, watching him build things out of wood, and asking a lot of questions along the way. Today, she’s an award-winning welder and is doing her best to recruit new members to her industry.