White House Will Push on K-12 Computer Science

February 1, 2016

President Obama announced Saturday that his next budget will include new funds and programs to promote computer science education in elementary and secondary schools, with the goal that all students in those schools should be exposed to computer science. While the focus is on K-12 education, colleges and universities are expected to be involved in some of the efforts, particularly those on teacher training. The Bootstrap program by Brown University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute is expected to be involved.

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