Tagged with shutdown

From Head Start to Harvard

“Did anyone here go to Head Start?” It was an innocuous question, asked by my statistics professor at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.  It might have been a rhetorical question, too, as the professor didn’t seem to expect anyone to speak up. But I did, providing an empirical data point in a graduate seminar … Continue reading

Higher Ed Mostly Unscathed by Shutdown. Really?

The final details had been set for this month’s ambitious gathering of some 4,000 students and academics expected to participate in The Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) convention in San Antonio. Aspiring students from across the nation in the STEM sciences were to make presentations that would be heard … Continue reading