Building a foundation for CS for All

High school teacher and students in computer class Computer science has become a new basic skill, essential in order to excel in an increasingly computational and data-intensive world.
However, access to computer science (CS) at the K-12 levels remains limited. CS is taught in less than 25 percent of U.S. high schools. Rural and high-need schools are even less likely to offer it. Moreover, in schools that do offer CS, students of color and girls often participate in very low numbers.
But this is changing through a groundswell ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=137529&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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