Aaron Schrank

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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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Bill Would Keep Lead Ammunition Out Of Condors' Diet

Friday, August 16, 2013

California condor conservationists are among those pushing for a statewide ban on lead ammunition in California. Some of the critically endangered birds are dying of lead poisoning. T...


Gay Bars Join Russia Protests By Boycotting Stoli

Friday, August 02, 2013

Gay bars from West Hollywood to London are condemning Russia's anti-gay laws by shunning one of its most iconic exports: vodka. The foremost brand affected by the boycott is Stolichna...


Statue Brings Friction Over WWII Comfort Women To California

Monday, July 29, 2013

A sculpture memorializing the East Asian women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II is causing a stir in Glendale, Calif. An identical statue in Seoul has be...


Pedal Power To Horsepower: Toys Point Toward Future Of Cars

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Toy cars — from pedal-powered roadsters to Matchbox and Hot Wheels sets — are more than just child's play. Kids' preferences in their toys can point towards future automotive trends, ...


Fellow Firefighters Mourn Hotshot Woyjeck's Death

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

One of the 19 elite firefighters killed in Arizona was 21-year-old Kevin Woyjeck of Seal Beach, California. The young man followed in his father's footsteps to become a firefighter.