Tags computer science

North Dakota launches student app challenge for career development

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months 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 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 5 months 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 • 5 months 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 • 7 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 • 7 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 • 10 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 • 11 months ago

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