Google to promote STEM courses in Bay Area with USD 10 mln grant

Monday 4 November 2019 | 09:48 CET | News
Google said it will be giving USD 10 million to increase classroom diversity for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) courses among high schoolers in California's Bay Area. The company says it wants to attract more African America, Latinx and Native American/Alaskan Native students to the subjects, where they are still very underrepresented according to population data. The company noted that these students make up 60 percent of California's high school population but only 16 percent of AP (advanced placement) CS (computer science) test-takers. Low income schools are also

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Companies: Google
Countries: United States
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