'CS4RI' initiative aims for computer science to be taught in every R.I. public school by Dec. 2017

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has announced a comprehensive computer science education initiative in partnership with Microsoft, Code.org, colleges and universities across Rhode Island, and others.

Computer Science for Rhode Island (CS4RI) brings together the following partners, including Microsoft TEALS, Code.org, Project Lead the Way, Brown University’s Bootstrap, and University of Rhode Island’s computer science curricula for high school, which will offer eight options for schools to expand education in kindergarten through grade 12.

This effort is coordinated by the Rhode Island Innovation Office...

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