According to the National Urban Technology Center’s website, a 2013
OECD study published in
the N.Y. Times cited that youth and adults in the U.S. are
fairing dismally as compared to 19 other countries in proficiency areas
such as literacy, math, and problem solving in technology-rich
environments. Urban Tech hopes to change that. At its annual gala earlier this month, TNJ.com interviewed its president.
Images broadcast worldwide of Japan's crippled nuclear complex and
reports of food and water contaminated by radiation have battered its
reputation as a safe destination, triggering an avalanche of
cancellations by foreign tourists.
For her last spring break next week, Morgan State University senior
Tenisha Duke planned a road trip to Florida with friends, the eight of
them packed in two cars. That way, they could split the cost of gas.