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February 26, 2015

Arkansas Gov. Directs High Schools Offer Computer Science Classes

Arkansas schools will be required to offer computer-science classes in the 2015-16 academic year, under a new law.

February 25, 2015

Google Bringing 'Scratch' Computer Programming to Boys & Girls Clubs

Google, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, AmeriCorps VISTA, and others will bring an after-school computer coding program to more than 100,000 students.

February 20, 2015

Tiny Raspberry Pi Computer Hits Big Sales Milestone

The group that created the credit-card-sized computers used to teach coding announced that it has sold more than 5 million units.

February 13, 2015

STEM Gender Gap in K-12 Evolving, Data Show

The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may be starting to turn, according to new 2009 data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

January 16, 2015

Fellowship Brings Coding, Computer Science Skills to Teach for America Teachers

A partnership between a New York City computer science school and Teach for America aims to bring more opportunities for improved coding instruction to students.

January 13, 2015

Popular Language-Instruction App Duolingo Targets Schools

Duolingo, which uses digital games to teach languages, hopes to translate its consumer success into dominance of the K-12 education market.

December 17, 2014

'Big Data' Skills Not Being Taught in K-12, Experts Say

A new "occupational skills profile" for big-data specialists outlines the relevant knowledge that professionals say is not being provided in K-12.

December 11, 2014

Apprentice Programs in High-Tech Fields Get $100M Boost From Dept. of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor will award 25 grants totaling $100 million to public-private partnerships that develop registered apprenticeship programs.

December 08, 2014

Code.org Kicks Off Computer Science Education Week at White House

Code.org and the National Science Foundation have forged a public-private partnership that will use $20 million in new funding to expand computer science education in U.S. schools.

November 19, 2014

'Hour of Code' Kicked Off By Elsa and Anna (Yes, the 'Frozen' Princesses)

Code.org has tapped the popular Disney characters for a new tutorial as part of its campaign to promote computer science education.

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