The Conway knot, a major knot theory problem, had been unsolved for 50 years. But Lisa Piccirillo found it in less than a week.
By unveiling on the same day a pair of divisive and incendiary policy initiatives, the Trump administration made clear that it opposes affirmative action for some Americans but supports it for others.
Math has already been used effectively in defining protected areas in places with productive activities in 150 countries over the past 15 years. The best example of that application is Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where a software called Marxan permitted the expansion of protected areas from 5 percent to 35 percent while preserving species and improving fishing.
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
The 70-year-old Olmos, a son of Mexican immigrants who was born in Los Angeles, broke ground for Hispanics in Hollywood and won two Golden Globe awards, one for "The Burning Season" and another for his role as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in "Miami Vice."
It is said that your perception is your reality. This truth is more important to understand than ever since some of us are living in a time when reality is skewed by perceptions shaped by falsehoods from people in power.
A new paper examines how race affects a student's Math education and the creation of racial advantages and disadvantages at school.
The City of Philadelphia is looking to make the government look like the city it serves.
Gene Schriver, emprendedor de origen argentino que creció en Filadelfia, es el CEO y fundador de GLOBO, una plataforma tecnológica de servicios de traducción, considerada una de las startups latinas con mayor crecimiento en EEUU en 2016.
Gene Schriver is the CEO and founder of GLOBO, a translation services platform, considered one of the fastest growing Latino startups in the US.
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently issued a plea for greater student access to high-tech tools.
Immigration officials arrested Daniela Vargas, whose father and brother are also in custody, after she delivered a speech for undocumented migrants’ rights
There is an emerging education trend I’ve noticed that will hopefully sweep the nation: Asking the adults in children’s lives to not bad-mouth themselves about math.
The first time I noticed it was several years ago at an orientation for parents at my younger son’s new middle school. The principal was trying to explain that the math standards on the statewide achievement test were going up and that it might be noticeable in work that was coming home at night.
“Disaggregation” is not a word that rolls off the tongue easily. But the concept of separating a whole into its distinct parts is one that we should embrace when it comes to statistics about minorities.
The time when it was sufficient to break out data by simple race or ethnicity segments has past. Demographics and new sociological and scientific understanding about the people that make up the broad categories of black, Asian and Hispanic tell us that these labels are becoming increasingly blunt instruments when we look at public health and education policy.
El Programa 19130 honra la diversidad.
19130 program honors diversity.
CHICAGO -- They are known among educators as the "model minority" -- the "good students" with disproportionately high enrollment in elite universities, often to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
It's Money Smart Week in Chicago, that annual event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and -- if nothing else -- the city is accented with portraits of a robust Benjamin Franklin winking knowingly from the center of a $100 bill.
Whether straining to Leave No Child Behind or Race to the Top, there's
no question that this country's leadership is zeroing in on education
from kindergarden through college. Most specifically, they're working on
the academic gap between the haves and have-nots domestically and on
the gap between the United States and other affluent countries.