Clockwise from top left: Sophia Neciosup, 13, Natalia Cox, 13, Alexis Brooks, 13, and Tehya Ford, 16, all participated in a Black Girls CODE summer camp session in San Francisco. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Middle-school boys participate in the Minority Male Makers summer program at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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High school students in the Johns Hopkins University summer program, Engineering Innovation, compete in an annual spaghetti bridge-building competition. Above: The A'hunna Key-Lows push their bridge to the limit. Below: The Key-Lows' winning bridge shatters — but only after holding 53 pounds. Lydia Thompson/NPR hide caption

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The College Board has announced a partnership with Khan Academy to make prep materials for the SAT college-entrance exam available free online. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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