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November 29, 2018

Ivanka Trump, Apple's Tim Cook Push STEM, Computer Science Education

But a visit to an Idaho school district by Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook to tout STEM initiatives prompted a small protest about the overuse of technology.

November 14, 2018

Cybersecurity-Focused High School to Open in Texas in Fall 2019

Cyber P-TECH will give students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, as well as relevant work experience and an associate degree in cybersecurity.

November 09, 2018

FUNecole: Social-Emotional Learning Meets Computer Science and Digital Literacy

FUNecole, an online learning platform and curriculum from a European-based company, combines social-emotional learning with computer science. It's used in multiple European countries, and might be coming to U.S. schools.

November 01, 2018

Amazon Launches 'Future Engineer' Program to Aid Pursuit of Computer Science Careers

The Amazon Future Engineer program aims to reach more than 10 million underprivileged students each year and help them pursue careers in computer science.

October 17, 2018

K-12 Computational Thinking Initiative Gets $1 Million Boost From NSF

Digital Promise Global has received a three-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve equitable access to computational education in public schools.

October 10, 2018

How to Design Computer Science for Students With Disabilities

Captions and screen readers are just a first step, said Emmanuel Schanzer of Bootstrap and Jennifer Rodriguez of PBS KIDS at the CSforALL Summit in Detroit.

October 08, 2018

States Aggressively Adopting K-12 Computer Science Policies, Report Finds

Twenty-two states now have K-12 computer-science standards, and 15 states require all high schools to offer computer science, a new report finds.

September 04, 2018

A Push to Make 'Computer Science for All' Accessible to Students With Disabilities

The nonprofit CSforALL Consortium aims to get vendors, school districts, state education departments, and investors to sign an "Accessibility Pledge."

August 15, 2018

To Get Girls Into Coding, Nonprofit Looks to Historic Inspiration

Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization, is providing free lesson plans that teach computer science concepts and feature women who have made contributions in the industry in order to spark girls' interests in coding.

May 16, 2018

Schools Shouldn't Trust Google Search Because It Reinforces Racism, Researcher Argues

Safiya Noble discusses her recent book, "Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism," and what it means for K-12 educators and students.

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