Using robots to help raise student grades
Looking to boost math and science? The answer may be letting robots take over. That's happening in more than a dozen public elementary and middle schools.
In fact, 75 percent of the kids involved raised their overall grades by a half or full letter grade and 80 percent raised their math and science grades by a half or full letter.
The Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women is one of 18 schools, in Brooklyn guided through a robotics program by Polytechnic Institute of New York University.