Washington State Provides $8.9M for Computer Science Education

LEGISLATIVE CODE: For young coders, look to the Northwest. The Washington state budget, signed June 29, allocates over $8.9 million to computer science education, including $2 million in grants, to be matched with private funding, for training high school teachers in CS; $6 million to expand the CS department at the University of Washington; and $124,000 in grants supporting AP CS courses in Washington high schools over the next two years. More from Code.org.

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