A new study digs deep through the achievements and experiences of students in Massachusetts whose first language is not English.
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.
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.
Jason Agins says he was “an armchair traveler” as a kid. Years later, he says he still loves to explore, although now he sees the world first-hand. And now, he’s seeing it in a totally new way.
Earlier this month, Dasle Kim’s 77-year-old grandmother graduated from elementary school. Dasle made the trip to Korea to celebrate the special day. Now, she reflects on how much education has meant to her family.
Paul Smith and Leah Jewell have a combined 67 years’ experience working in education. Their work focuses on preparing today’s learners for higher education and the workforce. And when it comes this critical pathway, Paul and Leah agree: things are not like they used to be.
When Alex Pizano was born with cerebral palsy (CP), doctors said she would likely never talk or walk. Today, she’s a first-generation college student. She’s double-majoring while making a difference on her campus and in her community.