The study by Code.org was based on surveys of students before and after participating in Hour of Code last December.
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February 16, 2017
February 03, 2017
At Sweetwater High School in National City, Calif., and other schools across the country, the College Board's new AP Computer Science Principles course is generating interest among a large and diverse range of students.
January 30, 2017
A bill under consideration in the state senate would require all public high schools in the state to offer at least one computer science course by the 2020-21 school year.
January 26, 2017
A proposed bill in Virginia would allow students to use a computer coding credit for any foreign language requirement needed to graduate with one exception.
December 30, 2016
The Southern Regional Education Board offers five actions that states can pursue to bring computer science education to all students.
December 09, 2016
The state's move comes as the White House releases a statement noting efforts by states, districts, and private organizations to increase access to the subject.
November 28, 2016
More girls took the AP Computer Science A exam this year, but in several states only a handful of girls took the exam.
October 19, 2016
The Gallup report commissioned by Google finds that black and Hispanic students are less likely than white students to have computer science classes available at school.
October 17, 2016
With their new K-12 Computer Science Framework, five national groups hope to offer "a common language for what computer science means."
September 23, 2016
Gene Luen Yang, a graphic novelist who writes about identity and cultural differences for young adults and spent nearly two decades as a high school computer science teacher, was among 23 winners of the prestigious award.