Aaron Schrank

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Wyoming School District Stalls On Transgender Student Policy

Thursday, May 19, 2016

No schools in Wyoming have a policy protecting transgender students. In Laramie, the district has been working to formulate one. But amid national debate, that local policy may be stalled.


Is There A Better Way To Pay For America's Schools?

Sunday, May 01, 2016

There are huge gaps in school funding between affluent and property-poor districts. And, with evidence that money matters, especially for disadvantaged kids, something has to change.


Wyoming Schools Get Poor Report Card For Native American Absenteeism

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

One in three Native students are what's considered "chronically absent," in this state. Educators on the Wind River Indian Reservation say that's a major factor holding back student achievement.


Papal Encyclical On Climate Change Puts Coal Country Catholics In Tough Spot

Monday, August 17, 2015

Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment is getting a thorough reading in Wyoming, which is the country's top coal-producing state. The letter presents a moral framework for approa...


Energy Companies Step In To Fund STEM Education

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Many public high schools lack funding for STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — programs. Energy companies worried about finding future employees are donating to schools.


Science Standards Draw Climate Change Debate Back Into Wyo. Classrooms

Monday, February 16, 2015

So far, 13 states have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, but elsewhere these standards are causing controversy because of what they say about climate change. In Wyoming, ...

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Statue Brings Friction Over WWII Comfort Women To California

Monday, July 29, 2013

For decades, Koreans have been pushing to preserve the legacy of women forced to provide sex to Japanese army soldiers during World War II. Glendale, Calif., will dedicate a statue memorializing the victims, known as "comfort women," on Tuesday. But the statue has spurred controversy in this Southern California city, ...


Pedal Power To Horsepower: Toys Point Toward Future Of Cars

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Morning Edition has reported that the Toyota Camry is the best-selling car in the U.S., and the Ford Focus is the world's best-seller.

Now it's time for a correction of sorts because it turns out the dominance of the Focus and Camry is rivaled by another ...