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The United States has to change its educational culture and spending patterns to become more accountable and innovative if it hopes to prosper in an increasingly competitive world, the U.S. Department of Education’s innovation chief said a recent conference co-sponsored by AAAS.

Hana Ayala

Hana Ayala

The 34 young people who tell their stories in the new book, Roadmaps and Rampways, are either blind or deaf, or they may get around in wheelchairs or have learning disabilities. But their disabilities do not define them, and have not stopped them from taking jobs as biologists, computer scientists, mechanical engineers, and aerospace scientists.