In children’s books, it can be easier to find talking pandas than characters of color. Here are 25 books with minority characters and authors to help diversify summer reading.
Kam Gan, a Chinese immigrant living in San Francisco, may not have ever thought it possible to go into engineering as a career. But an after school program in robotics has inspired her to envision an education — and eventually a job — in this male-dominated field. [co-produced with Matthew Williams]
How can learning to blog make a lasting impact on a 12-year-old boy living in a rough, East Oakland neighborhood? In the second installment of MindShift’s My Education series, which examines whether technology in learning can have a lasting impact on low-income kids through the perspective of one child, the question focuses on Makeal Surrell, […]
With a combination of high-tech computer programs, high expectations from teachers, and sheer force of will, Sintia Marquez is propelling ahead.