The Emily Rooney Show 8/30/10
Genzyme Rejects $18.5 Billion Bid: Following months of rumors, French drug giant Sanofi-Aventis makes public its $18.5 billion cash bid for Cambridge biotech firm Genzyme. Genzyme has rejected the offer, saying it ‘dramatically undervalues’ the company. Boston Globe Business Reporter Robert Weisman and Harvard Chemistry professor Eric Jacobson join us with the latest.. Read Robert Weisman's aticle from this morning's Boston Globe.
Spotlight On Education—Standardized Testing: The last installment of our spotlight on education series deals with standardized testing from the MCAS to the SAT. We’re joined by Dr. Monty Neill, the interim executive director of Fair Test; Ruth Kaplan, a parent representative to the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education; Jim Stergios, the executive director of the Pioneer Institute and author of the “Rock the Schoolhouse” blog on Boston.com; and Susan Corcoran, a history teacher at Framingham High School.