Policy

From the White House: Goals for 2015 Computer Science Education

Jan 7, 2015

COMPSCI RESOLUTIONS: The White House is starting off the new year right. Computer Science Week may have ended, but a fact sheet outlines 2015 White House commitments to support computer science education:

  • Commitments by over 60 school districts, including the seven largest in the country, to offer computer science courses to their 4 million students.
  • Over $20 million in philanthropic contributions for teacher training.
  • Development of a new Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science course from the College Board, emphasizing creative aspects of computing and real-world applications.
  • Several initiatives designed to increase minority engagement in technology careers.

Read more on the initiatives and commitments here.

Policy

From the White House: Goals for 2015 Computer Science Education

Jan 7, 2015

COMPSCI RESOLUTIONS: The White House is starting off the new year right. Computer Science Week may have ended, but a fact sheet outlines 2015 White House commitments to support computer science education:

  • Commitments by over 60 school districts, including the seven largest in the country, to offer computer science courses to their 4 million students.
  • Over $20 million in philanthropic contributions for teacher training.
  • Development of a new Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science course from the College Board, emphasizing creative aspects of computing and real-world applications.
  • Several initiatives designed to increase minority engagement in technology careers.

Read more on the initiatives and commitments here.

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