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Governors are putting greater support behind education at every age level

by Ryan Johnston • 6 days 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 • 3 weeks ago

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

Tennessee governor proposes $4 million STEM initiative

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

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

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Funding new programs that provide college pathways and teacher training is hoped to close a gap in the technical workforce.

U. of California now allows high-school computer science as core curriculum credit

by Ryan Johnston • 1 month ago

The state is the 42nd in the country to place high school computer science on equal footing with traditional science courses like physics and biology.

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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months 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 • 3 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 • 4 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 • 4 months ago

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

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