"Study after study has shown that Black children with talent are often overlooked by teachers who are identifying students for gifted programs. And the perception that Black and Latino kids lack math ability innately, is only worsened by lack of access to basic math classes in predominantly urban schools (fewer than 10 percent of students taking Algebra 1 are Black)
For girls, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) gender gap is just as real. By the 8th grade, girls who performed better than boys in math and science, no longer keep that advantage.
Chanoine refused to see either of his two daughters become statistics and literally took matters into his own hands. He created a math app game series called ARBE10—named after his two daughters’ initials—to help his daughter and other kids learn the basics."