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North Dakota coordinates statewide Hour of Code

by Betsy Foresman

North Dakota became the first state on Friday, it says, to host a simultaneous Hour of Code between K-12 and higher-ed students across the state. The state’s participation in the global event that was first held in 2013 demonstrates one instance of increased attention to computer science education. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said that computer science knowledge will prepare students for tomorrow’s workforce and economy. “Teaching students 21st-century technology skills…