‘State of the State’ speeches underscore focus on computer science education

Last updated: 02-13-2018

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‘State of the State’ speeches underscore focus on computer science education

Governors used the platform to announce new initiatives and reaffirm progress made in 2017

Following a landmark year for state-level computer science education policy and standards, many governors have used their "State of the State" addresses to reaffirm their commitment to improving the quality of computer science education in schools.

The governors of at least 14 states took the opportunity to announce various developments around computer science education over the past several weeks, with particular emphases on expanding access to technical education, forming education partnerships, encouraging internships and externships with private-sector organizations and improving broadband-focused infrastructure.


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