The Need for More STEM

By Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute This week I was fortunate to attend and participate in a Capitol Hill press conference held by the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) introducing their new data book on the pathways to STEM education and careers. As data in their new data book suggest, the pipeline of students in STEM education and … Continue reading The Need for More STEM

Cosby and the Engineering Kids

By Watson Scott Swail, President & Senior Research Scholar, Educational Policy Institute NOTE: This post was written in 2006, far before the more recent failings of Mr. Cosby (January 17, 2019, WSS) This week I had the honor of attending a fundraising gala in New York City for the National Action Council on Minorities in Engineering, better known as NACME. If you don’t know them, you may … Continue reading Cosby and the Engineering Kids