VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with UVM computer scientist Josh Bongard who recently received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Bongard was chosen for his work in trying to build better robots.
We look at why so many Vermont schools are failing to meet yearly
progress standards under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Vermont’s outgoing
Education Commissioner Richard Cate helps us understand what the test scores
say about our
schools and what some schools are doing to improve.