America on Tech

America On Tech (AOT)'s mission is to decrease the racial wealth gap by increasing equitable pathways for underestimated students into degrees and careers in technology.

May 05, 2021
BACKGROUND:  America On Tech (AOT) and STEM Preparatory Schools (STEM Prep) announced a strategic alliance that will support 21st century learning for students with disabilities at STEM Prep in 9th and 11th grade through STEM learning labs. This work is supported by the  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Charter Students with Disabilities Pilot Community Initiative . Ninety-one percent of the students served in this pilot community of 10 CMOs are Black or Latinx, and 83% live in low-income households.  According to the foundation, 1 in 5 children in the U.S. have learning and attention issues and only 20% of students with disabilities nationally score at proficient levels on state assessments. Further, on average, fewer than 70% earn a high school diploma within four years. The strategic alliance between AOT and STEM Prep will continue over the course of three years and will take AOT’s current digital media and web development curriculum and adapt it to the needs of...
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