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North County High School junior Nevay Archuleta is taking two Advanced Placement courses this year. Her school pushes all students to take at least one of the AP classes it offers.

The changing role of Advanced Placement classes

May 4, 2015
At some schools, they're more about college prep than college credit.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
Eleanor Roosevelt High School students Christian Esplana, 11th grade, and Joelle Carreon, 10th grade, were recently encouraged to take AP courses.

How one high school is closing the AP gap

Apr 28, 2015
Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data

Silicon Valley's diversity issues highlighted in trial

Mar 2, 2015
Ellen Pao is suing Kleiner Perkins for gender discrimination and retaliation
Posted In: gender inequality, Silicon Valley, lawsuit, discrimination

Sex discrimination suit set to start in Silicon Valley

Feb 25, 2015
The case highlights how women still struggle to find a place in venture capital.
Posted In: discrimination, women jobs race economy, Silicon Valley

How an algorithm is taught to be prejudiced

Feb 3, 2015
Algorithms may be learning stereotypes – and abetting data discrimination.
Posted In: algorithms, discrimination, algorithm

BMW, Dollar General sued for job discrimination

Jun 12, 2013
The government is suing BMW and discount retailer Dollar General, saying their use of criminal background checks unfairly discriminates against African Americans.
Posted In: discrimination, employment, background check, BMW

African-Americans allege labor discrimination in Chicago

May 7, 2013
African-American men in Chicago say some temp firms discriminate against them and prefer to hire Latino immigrants.
Posted In: temp work, discrimination, African American, latino

Countrywide discrimination settlement reached

Dec 22, 2011
Countrywide was accused of steering more than 200,000 black and Hispanic borrowers into risky subprime loans during the housing bubble. But is the practice really over now?
Posted In: Countrywide, Bank of America, subprime, discrimination