Georgia Tech's College of Computing has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand a statewide program aimed at increasing the number of computer science students and teachers at all levels of education. The program has seen some early success, and officials hope it can serve as a model for other states to follow.

Originally a three-year program, "Georgia Computes!" seeks to engage groups that have not traditionally participated in IT education at high rates, groups such as minorities, women, and students with disabilities. The grant will extend the program for two more years.

The grant comes...

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