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12/06/2014 05:02 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2014

To Address Tech's Diversity Woes, Start With The Vanishing Comp Sci Classroom

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In May 2014 at the all-girls Emma Willard School in upstate New York, nearly a third of the school's 300+ students were preparing for their final Advanced Placement (AP) exams. But exactly three were studying for the AP Computer Science exam—and they weren't doing so on campus. The school (full disclosure: my alma mater) completely eliminated its computer science program in 2009.

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