“It is the role of political leaders to be rigorously honest and truthful in their speechwriting.”
In the 2016 test administrations, women comprised only a quarter of test-takers in STEM subjects like physics, calculus and computer science; while making up roughly half of test-takers in non-STEM fields like US History.
School systems are working to improve and engage more students in advanced academics, but the representation gap between black and white students remains almost as wide as it ever was.
In order to truly expand access to computer science education, states like Arkansas must strive to provide quality education.
In 2016, the national average score for all Advanced Placement exams taken was a mere 2.85, a failing score.
This semester, the HPR continues our series of interviews with the IOP Resident Fellows. For this installment, we sat down with Spring 2017 Fellow Sarah Hurwitz to discuss her career as a speechwriter in the Obama administration for both the President and the First Lady.
“The media is not having any trouble at all being the watchdog.”