Tags computer science

Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia

by Colin Wood • 2 days 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 • 2 months 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 • 2 months 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.

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

by Betsy Foresman • 5 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 • 6 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 • 6 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 • 7 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 • 8 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 • 8 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.