Oregon high school computer science programs get $5M funding


Gov. Kate Brown speaks at Connected Lane County's SparkLab, where she announced $5 million in federal funding for computer science education in public schools.

Lane County colleges and other people statewide are receiving an inflow of $5 million as component of system to deliver computer science training in all substantial universities by the drop of 2027.

The funding was introduced by Gov. Kate Brown previous 7 days when she frequented Connected Lane County’s SparkLab, which delivers extended out-of-university STEM education and teaching chances for youth to acquire palms-on practical experience.

“Now, more than at any time, a deep knowledge of computer science is a crucial talent for today’s workforce,” Brown stated in a news launch. “Which is why I am very pleased to announce this essential financial commitment and chart a roadmap to ensure equitable accessibility to laptop science abilities for Oregon’s pupils.”

While there are present laptop or computer science plans in some colleges, it is not ubiquitous or similarly readily available to unique demographics.


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