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The National Society of Black Engineers wants to boost the number of engineering degrees granted to black students to 10,000 annually by 2025. (Above) Students at a Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) program event earlier this year.

The National Society of Black Engineers wants to boost the number of engineering degrees granted to black students to 10,000 annually by 2025. (Above) Students at a Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) program event earlier this year.

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NSBE sets goal of graduating 10,000 black engineers

Just 19 percent of African-American fourth graders and 13 percent of the nation’s black eighth graders were proficient in math this year, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress.