Dan Carsen

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Alabama's Science Standards Get A Makeover

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Alabama's Board of Education voted Thursday to adopt new science standards. The state's current standards have been in place for a decade, and many teachers are looking forward to the updates.


On Track To A 90 Percent Graduation Rate In Alabama

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Computer-based instruction for dropouts is key to the state's high school strategy.


In Rural Alabama, Fighting HIV With A Game

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

In rural Alabama, HIV infection rates are among the highest in the nation, but talk of the virus is largely taboo. One researcher is hoping to break through the stigma with a video game.


Budget Cuts Threaten A Unique Alabama Prison Education Program

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The state has some of the country's most overcrowded โ€” and troubled โ€” prisons. Alabama is also home to a thriving life skills program that prison officials are fighting to save from budget slashes.


A Small Device Helps Severely Nearsighted Drivers Hit The Road

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Dustin Jones is visually impaired, but after he got a bioptic telescope he started driving. About 40 states allow severely nearsighted drivers to use this technology on the road.


With 3-D Printing, Affordable Prosthetics Are In Reach

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Dan Carsen of WBHM reports how 3-D printers are changing manufacturing. They're cheap, and their results can be impressive. In Alabama, a team is working to create affordable prosthetics for kids.


Army Looks To Schools To Find The Next Cyberwarriors

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Security experts say the U.S. has a dearth of professionals qualified to take on cyberthreats like attacks on power grids or defense systems. A school district in Alabama and the U.S....


There's Not Enough Work For Veterinarians

Monday, August 26, 2013

There are way more veterinarians than there is work for them to do, according to a recent survey by the American Veterinary Medical Association, as the nation's veterinary schools continue to crank out graduates.


Ala. School District Cancels Bus Service, Igniting Controversy

Monday, August 12, 2013

The decision by a suburban Birmingham school district to eliminate its busing program has erupted into a controversy over race and class. Officials in the Hoover school district say t...