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Computer science drives innovation throughout the US economy, but it remains marginalized throughout K-12 education.11 states have adopted a policy to give all high school students access to CS courses (and of those, only 5 states give all K-12 students access) 526,393 Open computing jobs nationwide 49,291 Computer science students graduated into the workforce last year
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Recommended policy ideas for states to make computer science central to K-12 education
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Summary and graphs of state-by-state AP CS A data from the past ten years
A letter from business leaders, governors, K-12 leaders, and education & nonprofit leaders declaring support for CS education
Track state-by-state computer science education policy
Recommended actions to use Perkins to expand access to K-12 computer science
A guide for state teams creating strategic plans for implementing K-12 computer science
Recommendations for CS teacher certification and preservice teacher preparation.
Find out about this bipartisan coalition working on state and federal CS policy
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Every girl deserves to take part in creating the technology that will change our world, and change who runs it.
Every job we're going to do in the future will rely on technology and be benefited if you are powerful users of the technology that surrounds us.
Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.
An understanding of computer science is becoming increasingly essential in today’s world. Our national competitiveness depends upon our ability to educate our children—and that includes our girls—in this critical field.
Coding is very important when you think about the future, where everything is going. With more phones and tablets and computers being made, and more people having access to every thing and information being shared, I think it's very important to be able to learn the language of coding and programming.
I quickly came to understand that code is a superpower every young woman should be able to access. Understanding that code is the underlying (and invisible) framework of tech means that we do not have to be passive bystanders in our ever-changing digital world.