Tags computer science

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson targets computer science education as new NGA chair

by Emily Bamforth • 12 months ago

As the new chair of the National Governors Association, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he intends to use his home state as an example of computer science education expansion.

Texas A&M researchers pit AI against secondary infections in COVID-19 patients

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Using AI, researchers are looking for new treatments to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria that have infected COVID-19 patients with weakened lungs.

North Dakota launches student app challenge for career development

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

State officials are hopeful the competition will provide enterprising young developers a chance to meet with industry and secure job opportunities.

MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

Grant funding from the National Science Foundation will help K-12 teachers integrate computational thinking into their classrooms.

New computer science task force to guide Arkansas’ educational offerings

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

A new multidisciplinary group is tasked with giving students "the best computer science education possible.”

New Jersey announces K-12 'Computer Science for All' plan

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

To prepare students for success in STEM careers, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murpy has unveiled a new plan to fund and promote computer science education.

Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.

Marquette U. to expand computer science access for local K-12 district

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

A $2 million federal grant will be used to improve access to computer science education in Milwaukee Public Schools.

Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.