The security clearance issue keeps bubbling along, with a website with background and information (Employee Clearance - Home), which includes the letter signed and sent to the USDE (but no names of signatories).
There’s big money in these USDE contracts and the regional education labs, points out Andy Zucker, the informal head of the rebellion, which may explain why so few folks like SRI or AIR protested publicly.
Remember, these are full-on security clearances, not background checks or fingerprinting we’re all used to for better or worse. Previous post: Security Checks For Ed Researchers
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