When it comes to standardized testing, why don’t low-income schools have access to the same resources? Why are so few American children in the “healthy fitness zone?” And how is talk about national service making its way into the business-heavy conversations in Sun Valley? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and share the most insightful and informative links to answer these questions, and more.
Scroll down to see tweets from across the Institute this week about what’s important right now. Follow our @AspenInstitute list on Twitter for updates and to keep up with each program’s events, video, and experts, and let us know what you’re reading in the comments section below.
Local communities rarely benefit from development research http://t.co/fnlxL5sDAy
— Aspen New Voices (@AspenNewVoices) July 17, 2014
— Aspen Strategy Group (@AspenStrategy) July 17, 2014
American kids are becoming less aerobically fit, w/only 42% in new study making it into “healthy fitness zone” http://t.co/UTdlfIyMJD
— Aspen Inst Sports (@AspenInstSports) July 17, 2014
— Aspen Environment (@AIEnvironment) July 16, 2014
— Aspen Ascend (@AspenAscend) July 15, 2014
The Talk of Sun Valley (It’s Not Just About Deals) – it's also about national service: http://t.co/czNB40zPGT
— The Franklin Project (@FranklinProj) July 15, 2014