A report from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) finds "scant" computer science education in most elementary and secondary school classrooms and the number of Advanced Placement courses in computer science has declined in the past five years, reports ITBusinessEdge. Carnegie Mellon's Mark Stehlik, co-author of the report, is quoted saying: Some states and some schools are offering some really excellent courses, but overall, the picture is pretty bleak. The report "Running on Empty: The Failure to Teach K-12 Computer Science in the Digital Age," finds that the courses that do exist tend...

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