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Pa. governor gives 'underserved' K-12 districts $8.7 million for computer science education

by Betsy Foresman • 2 days ago

Gov. Tom Wolf's office says the funding of about $11,000 per school is meant to help "students of color, low-income students and girls."

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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

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

Google's machine-learning boot camp targets workforce gap

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

A computer science initiative addressing workforce shortages will be piloted at Mills College in Oakland this February and other schools next summer.

Keeping with a national trend, Arkansas boosts computer science enrollment

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The state reports a more than 600 percent increase of high school computer science teachers within the last three years.

ISTE releases first-ever multi-disciplinary K-12 STEM guidelines

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The competencies are intended to give all K-12 teachers, regardless of subject, a base for instructing computer science.

edX launches 9 master's degrees through major university partners

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The new offerings include technology specialties like analytics and cybersecurity, and focus on low enrollment costs.

​Augusta University announces unique 'cybersecurity engineering' degree

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The Georgia university says it's the first higher education institution in the country to offer a cybersecurity specialization focused on hardware.

How innovative universities are boosting female student retention in computer science

by Angela Galik • 3 months ago

Angela Galik of NCWIT explains how universities around the country are attracting women to computer science and keeping them engaged and confident.

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