Friday, May 31, 2013

Silicon Valley Hispanic Students Lag Behind In Math

EdSource Today (5/31, Fensterwald) reports that though California’s Silicon Valley region is the home to several prominent technology and aerospace firms, “few Latinos who grow up in their shadow are qualified to work for those companies.” The article says that this “disconnect between aspirations and reality starts early,” with most Hispanic students trailing behind in math by 8th grade.

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