Tech’s diversity problem is apparent as early as high school

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In three states, not a single girl took the Advanced Placement exam in computer science last year. In eight states, no Hispanic students took it. And in 11 states, no black students took the test. The data—compiled by Barbara Ericson, director of computing outreach at Georgia Tech’s College of Computing—illustrates just how deeply the tech industry’s lack of diversity reaches.

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