Two students at DPA building a robot

How one middle school is closing the technology achievement gap


A Q&A with Mashea Ashton, the founder/CEO of a D.C. charter middle school that's bridging the racial achievement gap in tech

There’s a widening technology achievement gap for minorities, despite blacks and Hispanics having more interest in learning computer science. So why is the field so dominated by whites?

eSchool News recently spoke with Mashea Ashton, who founded Washington, D.C.’s first computer science middle school last year in a struggling, historically black community to help bridge the technology achievement gap. Today, 99 percent of
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