Diversity

Diversity Makes Better Science

I’m honored to co-author this column with my colleague and friend Carol Lee. Among Carol’s many honors is having been President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). – DLM It’s not news that minorities are severely underrepresented in both science and science education. Efforts to increase diversity typically fall More

Research Stands Trial

The Supreme Court recently ruled, by a 5-4 majority, that racial diversity is indeed a compelling interest of higher education. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor supported this conclusion, stating in her June 23 opinion that such diversity “better prepares students for an increasingly diverse workforce and society, and better prepares them More