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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

'Furious 7' charges up box office, diverse audiences

Apr 8, 2015
The latest in the Fast and Furious series snagged a $143 million opening weekend.
Posted In: movies, hollywood, box office, diversity
The Visitor's Center at Microsoft Headquarters campus pictured in July 2014 in Redmond, Washington.

Microsoft plans to hire workers with autism

Apr 7, 2015
The company has launched a pilot program aimed at hiring more people with autism.
Posted In: Microsoft, hiring, workplace diversity, diversity, autism
Customers exit a Starbucks location in New York.

Starbucks' race push irks some

Mar 20, 2015
Starbucks new #RaceTogether campaign has set off a storm of controversy.
Posted In: starbucks, diversity, consulting

Alison Bechdel on storytelling "for the forces of good"

Mar 17, 2015
We caught up with the cartoonist and memoirist at SXSW Interactive.
Posted In: diversity, memoirs
Constance Wu, star of ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat," poses with Eddie Huang, author of the book from which the show was adapted.

'Fresh Off the Boat' star Constance Wu on Asians and TV

Feb 4, 2015
She says the show — premiering Wednesday — may not be perfect, but it's important.
Posted In: television, sitcom, diversity
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks with a reporter during a 2013 event at Facebook headquarters.

Change comes to Facebook one hire at a time

Jan 29, 2015
How company's global director of diversity is trying to live up to her job title.
Posted In: diversity, Facebook, workplace diversity, Silicon Valley
Pedestrians and bicyclists take over a suddenly empty Fifth Avenue November in New York City.

Executive diversity can pay off, study says

Jan 22, 2015
The challenge lies in getting management buy-in.
Posted In: diversity, management
 Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, right, and employee Darryl Adams at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Intel commits $300 million to diversify tech ranks

Jan 7, 2015
Company CEO tackles a tech problem: Need for more women, minorities in workforce.
Posted In: Intel, diversity, pipeline, race

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