I’ve seen the future of American science and engineering. And, in my humble opinion, it looks very bright.
From time to time the media tell us that American education simply isn’t working. Reports can make it seem that public schools — and universities, too — are wasteful, dysfunctional and produce students who can neither read nor write, let alone do science and math.
But I work at a large, state-run university and I see little evidence of those claims. Let me tell you what I do know about, what I see first-hand.