Computer Science

White House Boosts CSforAll Commitments for Computer Science Education Week

In honor of Computer Science Education Week 2016, the White House today announced hundreds of new commitments that support the implementation of computer science (CS) and computational thinking (CT) in K–12 education and build on President Obama’s Computer Science for All (CSforAll) initiative.

A White House fact sheet highlights new commitments from several federal agencies:

In addition, more than 250 different organizations have pledged their support to CSforAll, which now has support from more than 500 organizations nationwide. State and local agencies, nonprofits and companies like Google and Intel have joined the initiative. To view the list of new organizations, visit the White House site.

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