A new AP Computer Science Principles class focuses on the “big ideas” behind computer science.
New state budget includes funding for two significant initiatives to expand K-12 student access to computer science coursework and instruction.
The Technovation contest is one of many summer programs aimed at encouraging girls to pursue math and computer science.
The consortium, led by Riverside Unified, is the biggest alliance of schools in California that is trying to increase access to computer science education.
The initiative is part of a national movement to boost computer science education in K-12 schools.
However, fewer than 1 percent nationwide are interested in teaching STEM subjects, a new ACT report finds.
One of the goals is to increase the number of computer science courses offered.
One-fifth of California high schools will offer the course this year
The state currently lacks computer science curriculum standards.
The funding would boost teacher training and build partnerships.
Code.Org awards $10,000 prize to Fremont High for Hour of Code participation.
Intel gives $5 million to boost computer science pathways.