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Advocates conflicted as Connecticut lawmakers pass K-12 computer science bill

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

A bill now awaiting Gov. Ned Lamont's signature could improve access to computer science education but also strain already-limited teaching resources.

All high schools in Georgia must teach computer science by 2024

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

A new law passed this month attempts to accelerate K-12 computer science education in a state where it's exceedingly rare.

Wyoming seeks balance in revised K-12 computer science standards

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

After an attempt to approve the standards stalled in March, policymakers are now weighing a thorough curriculum against teachers' ability to teach it.

How Virginia Tech's innovation campus could transform the technology talent pipeline

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

The Washington metro area has more computer science graduates than anywhere else, but university officials say it still isn't enough.

Georgia approves K-8 computer science standards

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The standards will introduce students to computer science basics and gradually will teach more complex topics such as coding and design.

Computer science standards talks divide Wyoming

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Educators, lawmakers and the public are divided on how to balance the need for computer science education with funding and teacher workload issues.

North Dakota considers computer science, cybersecurity teacher credentials

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Proposed legislation is one piece of a broader push in the state to heighten workforce development and computer science education.

Governors are putting greater support behind education at every age level

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Adult and technical, K-12, and early-childhood education are all finding heightened support from state leaders, policy analysts said at SXSW 2019.

West Virginia becomes first state to make computer science a graduation requirement

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

All public high-school students in the state must now receive computer science education before graduation.

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