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August 27, 2015

Coding for Elementary Students: A Growing Trend?

A small Arizona school district is teaching all its K-8 students computer programming. Should more elementary students be learning these skills?

August 24, 2015

Amplify's MOOC Is Sold, and Renamed as 'Edhesive'

Amplify's AP computer science massive, open, online course has been sold to a group of investors.

August 20, 2015

Google Survey Shows Parents Value Computer Science, But Barriers Remain

Principals and superintendents underestimate how much support there is among parents for K-12 computer science classes, according to a recent survey by Gallup and Google.

August 07, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: $33M Deal Leads Latest Funding Rounds

BrightBytes, DataCamp, Montessorium and Panorama Education raised a combined $47 million of venture capital.

July 08, 2015

Will 'Girly' Tech Attract More Girls to Computer Programming?

A New York City startup hopes that programmable friendship bracelets will be a hit with young girls - and stoke their interest in coding and computer science.

July 07, 2015

Study Highlights Striking Racial and Gender Gaps in High School STEM

While male and female students are earning high school math and science credits at similar rates, boys are still significantly more likely to take engineering classes and to consider pursuing postsecondary STEM majors, according to a recent transcript study.

June 25, 2015

Computer Science Teachers' Group Fills Executive Director Position

Mark R. Nelson was named the new executive director of the nearly 20,000-member Computer Science Teachers Association.

June 08, 2015

New Advanced Placement Computer Science Course Planned for 2016

In an effort to increase the number and diversity of high school students taking computer science, the College Board will launch a new Advanced Placement course in fall 2016 that teaches a broader range of computing skills.

June 01, 2015

Washington State Passes Bill Strengthening Computer Science Education

The Washington state legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to improve computer science education.

June 01, 2015

Washington State Passes Bill to Boost K-12 Computer Science Education

A bill that would establish computer science standards and create a computer science teaching endorsement in Washington state is now headed to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature.

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