African-American Surge into Computer Sciences

African-American Surge into Computer Sciences

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boy-paints-sunA report released last week by the Council of Graduate Schools found that first-time enrollment in science graduate programs increased last fall.

But the study’s most intriguing number was hidden beneath the headlines: 33.6%. That’s the reported percent increase, between the fall semesters of 2009 and 2010, in the number of black and African-American students entering math and computer science graduate programs.

 

(READ the story from ScienceMag.org)

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