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Tonko, school to plug K-12 engineering

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U.S. Rep. Paul D. Tonko will be at Ballston Spa High School on Monday to discuss legislation he’s proposed to have public schools put new emphasis on education in engineering. Tonko will join education officials and the Ballston Spa High School robotics team to discuss the proposed Educating Tomorrow’s Engineers Act he has introduced. Tonko’s proposal would add engineering education to federal laws that now emphasize math and science education, and require all states to ...

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August 3, 2013
12:07 p.m.

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While it certainly is true that Congressman Tonko is in the minority in the House of Representatives, it seems rather presumptuous of this reporter to judge the prospects of passing a very good law strictly on that basis. Quite a few pundits are criticizing the press as just as guilty as the politicians in creating the current logjams in Congress & I think this is a small but significant example of that.