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Wyoming seeks balance in revised K-12 computer science standards
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
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
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
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
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
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
All public high-school students in the state must now receive computer science education before graduation.
Tennessee governor proposes $4 million STEM initiative
Gov. Bill Lee says the initiative would bolster the technology workforce and help develop new computer science standards and teacher training.
Pennsylvania governor spends $9.6 million on computer science training, education
Funding new programs that provide college pathways and teacher training is hoped to close a gap in the technical workforce.