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New federal initiative: “CS for All”

Members of the CS10K Community, I am pleased (really, really pleased that is) to let you know that today President Obama announced a new initiative, called CS for All, that aims to give all U.S. students the chance to learn computer science (CS) … (Read More) New federal initiative: “CS for All”

Computer Science Bill in the 2016 Idaho Legislature!

The House Education Committee has introduce the bill H0379: Computer Science initiative for public schools that will support computer science in high schools. The Governor has proposed significant funding to support the bill with funding for teachers, equipment etc. Please check out … (Read More) Computer Science Bill in the 2016 Idaho Legislature!

New Federal Law Means Computer Science Is Officially Part of STEM

“Computer Science” is now a federally recognized part of “STEM” “Computer Science” is now a federally recognized part of “STEM” — which means we have more eligibility for federal grant programs. Very short, simple law: STEM Education Act of 2015 … (Read More) New Federal Law Means Computer Science Is Officially Part of STEM

Business Community Pushes for Curriculum Changes

Idaho’s business community is instigating an effort to change curriculum in order to produce graduates with improved critical thinking and problem-solving skills. It’s an industry-led effort to develop a more skilled work force. This exert was taken from the Idaho … (Read More) Business Community Pushes for Curriculum Changes

Stepped-up STEM

Backers of more math and science training are counting on a new state government office and an improved K-12 curriculum to help fill the pipeline for employers. Graduates from Idaho universities are earning more degrees in science, technology, engineering and … (Read More) Stepped-up STEM

Washington State Computer Science Education Legislation

Here is a link to Washington State plans for Computer Science Education. (Read More) Washington State Computer Science Education Legislation

Google Grants Help Boost Computer Science Education

Boise State is teaming up with Internet megastar Google to attract and retain students interested in computer science. While the field is one of the fastest growing on campuses across the country, retention has not kept pace with enrollment. Faculty … (Read More) Google Grants Help Boost Computer Science Education

CS Summer Workshops for High School Students

Due the to great demand for the 2014 Coding is Cool workshop, the BSU Concurrent Enrollment Program and the BSU Computer Science Department, College of Engineering are please to offer two “Coding is Cool” workshops in June 23-24 & June … (Read More) CS Summer Workshops for High School Students

develop.idaho 2015

Helping Idaho technology companies start, grow, and thrive. Refer to the Develop Idaho site for more details on the April 23rd conference. The conference is intended for tech entrepreneurs, software developers, designers, IT professionals, industry leaders and computer science students! … (Read More) develop.idaho 2015

Hackfort Education Panel Video – March 2015

Hackfort 2 held discussions on tech and creative cultures of Boise with three days of TED-style talks, panels, demos, presentations, product launches and workshops to explore the intersection of technology within music, education and civic life. Hackfort events took place March … (Read More) Hackfort Education Panel Video – March 2015