College Board launches new AP Computer Science Principles course

students working in class The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 9.2 million jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are anticipated in 2020, and 4.6 million of them will be in computing. However, less than 2.4 percent of college students graduate with a degree in computer science, and among these students only a limited portion are women and underrepresented minorities. To address the challenge of making computing coursework more engaging and accessible for all students and to ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=133571&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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