Next school year, four high schools in California will debut Advanced Placement Computer Science classes, thanks to student petitions and crowd-funding campaigns supportive of those efforts.
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June 30, 2014
Maker education is a hot topic at ISTE, where educators and authors Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager discussed their new book "Invent to Learn."
June 24, 2014
Google's gift is part of an initiative aimed at closing the gender gap in computer coding.
February 03, 2014
An Alaska school district is piloting a program that allows virtual teachers to control robots that move around classrooms and interact with students.
November 13, 2013
The New York City education department took unprecedented steps to make high school data open to software developers, resulting in new apps for families.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
July 12, 2013
On July 12th at 2 p.m. ET, join Education Week for a live chat about how computer coding can help teach K-12 students math and higher-order thinking.
May 31, 2013
Romanian high school student Ionut Budisteanu won this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair by making Google's self-driving car $70,000 cheaper.
March 15, 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives seeks to recognize student programmers through the "Congressional App Challenge."