Although U.S. schools have made progress with computer science education, new research shows that fewer than half of schools are teaching computer science.

2020 State of Computer Science Education: Illuminating Disparities, co-authored by Code.org, the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), and the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance, offers a comprehensive look at K-12 computer science education progress across the U.S.

The report combines state-level policy with course access and participation data in a way that assesses the progress of the computer science community through a lens of equity and diversity.

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For the first time ever, the State of Computer Science Education report is able to report on which high schools teach foundational computer science and which do not.

Laura Ascione
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Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura


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