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State coordinates first K-12/higher education Hour of Code

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

Hundreds of organizations celebrated the coding event this year, but North Dakota officials say they their state pulled off a unique feat.

There's a shortage of K-12 computer science education in the U.S., Microsoft survey finds

by Betsy Foresman • 1 week ago

Industry demand for tech workers is climbing, but new data shows computer science is conspicuously absent from K-12 curricula across the country.

​Homelessness, 'smart cities' research centers announced at Portland State University

by Jared Beinart • 2 months ago

New research centers are designed to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to two of urban America’s most challenging topics.

State-level policy for computer science education continues to grow

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

A new report from Code.org shows that many states are putting policy support behind computer science education like never before.

As tech giants focus on accessibility tools, the equation changes for education

by Patience Wait • 3 months ago

Costs and ease of use improve as Microsoft and other companies expand features and promote them.

Supporting computer science education through IT innovation

by Ruthe Farmer • 3 months ago

Computer Science, K-12, CSforAll

With $60 million in NSF funding, U. of Texas will build the fastest supercomputer in higher ed

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The Frontera supercomputer will launch in 2019 and will serve as a resource for professors and researchers nationwide.

New feature on DonorsChoose puts districts' tech guidelines at teachers' fingertips

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

The crowdfunding nonprofit says the new tool helps teachers get what they need while reducing headaches for administrators and IT departments.

Schools find a classroom translation tool has benefits for reaching parents, too

by Patience Wait • 5 months ago

A standard piece of Microsoft's education suite is being adapted for use in communicating with communities whose native language is not English.

Future Farmers of America, Microsoft to develop tech-based agricultural curriculum

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

The three-year partnership with Microsoft aims to bring agricultural education into the 21st century. It will kick off at the FFA's annual convention in October.

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