Math Placement Law Is A Start; Schools Now Need To Draft Their Own Objective Measures

By Muhammed Chaudhry, CEO, Silicon Valley Education Foundation   The tech industry in Silicon Valley has long been disparaged for the lack of minorities in its ranks, especially Latino and African-American workers. But we can’t lay all the blame for the diversity deficit on tech companies. We have to look at our education system and the impediments some students face in taking basic courses, such as math, that are needed to set them on a path to become tom..