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    Finding the Key to Closing the Computer Science Gender Gap

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Jun 9, 2014 12:53:40 PM

    Did you know that last year, only 18.5 percent of AP Computer Science test takers were girls, while a mere 0.4 percent of females entering college intended to major in computer science. The gender gap in computer science education and careers has always existed, but now there’s a nationwide push to introduce computer science to children at a younger age and expand the interest levels of girls.

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