California is attempting to identify all foster care youth in its public schools and track each students' progress, as the state devotes billions of extra dollars to meet their emotional and special learning needs.
NASA engineers high-fived in celebration of the visual representation of their work as seen in new images of the tracks left by the Mars rover Curiosity. The rover is taking a break for a few days while scientists check out some of its equipment.
The next step in NASA's exploration of Mars is the test drive of its rover, Curiosity, on Wednesday. Curiosity's mission on Mars is to search for signs of life. The rover's broken wind sensor may make its exploration more challenging.
A panoramic view of Mars sent back to Earth from NASA's Curiosity rover shows a terrain scientists describe as similar to the Mojave Desert in Southern California. Curiosity will begin a four-day software upgrade over the weekend.