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Weekly Must Reads: June 8-12

Here’s your window into the news that powered our thoughts at 1776 this week. Catch up on some of the best links from around the web!


Education | Energy | Health | Cities



Every school has to make tough decisions on how to allocate limited financial resources to best serve its students. Allovue is looking to make these tough decisions into easy ones by providing school administrators with information to make the right choices for students’ education, via edSurge. [Keep Reading]


GreenTech Media explains how California is aiming to have all new homes be self-sustainable by 2020, and is looking to new energy technology to achieve this goal. [Keep Reading]


New technology is revitalizing both the lives of patients and the struggling healthcare industry in the UK, via Raconteur. [Keep Reading]

Cities & Transportation

For startups and companies developing semi-autonomous technology, the New York Times explores the potential effects of standardization in the car industry. [Keep Reading]

What are your thoughts? Anything we missed? What should we read as we head into the weekend? Tweet your suggestions to @1776 using the hashtag #mustreads!

Chase Johnson

Chase Johnson

Chase is senior at Colgate University majoring in History and minoring in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. A passion for researching and writing, as well as the newest innovations changing…