With President Obama calling math and science education the key to good jobs in our future economy, Congress was told May 20 that a pilot program in Los Angeles schools has started to show promising results in computer science, reports the Los Angeles Times. Over the last five years, the program -- which was established in six schools and focused on persuading more students to enroll in computer technology classes -- doubled the number of African American students taking Advanced Placement computer science and tripled the numbers of Latinos and females. Although only a handful of schools in the Los...

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