Vermont Evaluating How To Improve Science And Math Education

The most recent NECAP results are in, and they indicate that a majority of Vermont high schoolers are not meeting standards in math and science. Just 36 percent of 11th graders were proficient in math, and just 30 percent were proficient in science. Students in elementary and middle school did significantly better on the math and science exams – the drop is concerning many educators.

Radio Lab: The Soul Patch

This week on Radiolab, the "Soul Patch" is not the way you style your facial hair, but the duct tape that keeps your life from falling apart. We’ll explore stories of unlikely (and surprisingly simple) answers to seemingly unsolvable problems.