The latest business to be outsourced to India in the US is maths coaching.Into the breach steps a handful of Indian companies such as Career Launcher India Ltd, which provide maths tutoring through two US online tutoring companies and directly to students," the article informed.
Software developed by Career Launcher, says the article, allows teachers and students to talk to each other during the live session. They can even see each other through a Web camera.
The report noted that two things have led to this unique outsourcing: One, US students are doing badly in maths. American 15-year-olds ranked 24th among 29 industrialized countries in a study of maths skills released last year by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).