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North Dakota launches student app challenge for career development
State officials are hopeful the competition will provide enterprising young developers a chance to meet with industry and secure job opportunities.
MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research
Grant funding from the National Science Foundation will help K-12 teachers integrate computational thinking into their classrooms.
New computer science task force to guide Arkansas’ educational offerings
A new multidisciplinary group is tasked with giving students "the best computer science education possible.”
Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia
Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.
Marquette U. to expand computer science access for local K-12 district
A $2 million federal grant will be used to improve access to computer science education in Milwaukee Public Schools.
Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers
With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.
All high schools in Georgia must teach computer science by 2024
Just one out of every two hundred high school students in Georgia takes a computer science course before graduating, but new legislation signed by Gov. Brian Kemp this month aims to change that. The new law, which will become active July 1, mandates a gradual increase in required computer science offerings at high schools throughout the state. At the start of the 2022-2023 school year, at least one high school…
Military would emphasize recruitment for tech skills under Senate AI Caucus leaders’ bill
The co-founders of the Senate Artificial Intelligence Caucus want the Pentagon to find more recruits with digital engineering and computer science skill sets, while establishing clear career tracks for those personnel. New legislation from Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, would require the undersecretary of Defense for personnel and readiness to “promote and
How Virginia Tech's innovation campus could transform the technology talent pipeline
Northern Virginia, like many regions in the U.S., is confronted with a shortage of technology professionals, which the state and Virginia Tech hope to mitigate through a $1.1 billion investment designed to bolster and expand educational opportunities in computer science and other STEM fields, university officials told reporters in a media briefing Wednesday. Although the Washington metro area has the most computer science graduates of any region in North America,…