A new initiative announced at the White House's Sept. 14 Summit on Computer Science Education aims to give every student from kindergarten through high school in-demand computer science skills many employers say they want, but cannot find, in today's young workers.

The nonprofit CSNYC announced the launch of the CSforAll Consortium, a national organization formed in reaction to the growing computer science education community, bipartisan support for CS, and President Obama's call to action to give every student access to computer science education.

The move also comes at a time when advocates are urging that computer science be offered as a core...

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