August 30, 2022

KCS Partners with The Calculus Project to Get Underrepresented Students Excited about Math

'Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries are booming in Massachusetts, but racial minority representation in those fields remains low.

About 600,000 people work in STEM occupations in the state; only 5% of those workers are Black and 6% are Hispanic, according to a report released last year by the Commonwealth Corporation.

To provide children of color as well as those from low-income families with a successful pathway toward STEM careers, the Kennedy College of Sciences (KCS) teamed up with The Calculus Project (TCP) to offer local students an advanced mathematics summer program.'

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