Highlights for High School (http://ocw.mit.edu/highschool) organizes more than 70 introductory level courses from the OCW site, and indexes over 2,700 individual resources to the AP curricula for calculus, chemistry, physics and biology, helping United States AP students and educators to find resources quickly. Highlights also includes dozens of demonstrations, competitions and other activities from MIT classes that show how fun and challenging science and technology subjects can be, inspiring the next generation of US engineers and scientists.

According to the The Future of Manufacturing in the U.S. conference held at MIT (May 8th & 9th), speakers announced surprising data concluding that 50,000 manufacturing jobs have been relocated back to the U.S. this January alone. Due to rising costs in shipping and foreign wages, U.S. manufacturers are finding it increasingly cost effective to bring jobs home.