Why We All Lose With the Model Minority Myth

By Suzanne Lee and Lydia Lowe Much is being made of a lawsuit alleging discrimination against Asian American applicants to Harvard University in order to reinforce the narrative that race should no longer be a factor in the admissions process. Plaintiffs allege that Asian American applicants with top scores for academics, test results and extracurricular […]

The FY19 BPS Budget: Investing in Our Students to Provide a Better Education for All

By Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang At the Boston Public Schools, we believe that our budget is a values statement, reflecting our commitment to creating the best schools for all our students. Through the BPS budget, we prioritize investing in every individual learner throughout their academic career. We must ensure that all students — […]

Intramural Training Opportunity at National Institutes of Health

By Huichun Xu, MD, PhD Introduction As a doctor or biomedical researcher, you may already know the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest funding source for biomedical research in the world. NIH is a USA federal medical research agency, providing funding not only for thousands of scientists in universities and research institutions in the […]