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Faced with a desperate skills shortage, tech leaders plea for computer science reform in schools

July 18, 2022

Via: ZDnet

More than 600 leaders of nonprofits, universities, and tech giants – as well as 50 US governors – have signed a letter in support of updating the US K-12 curriculum to include opportunities to learn computer science.

Industry giants such as Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Meta, Alphabet, Nike, UPS, AT&T, Walgreens, Zillow and more have all come together to partner with tech education non-profit Code, which holds the mission of expanding access to computer science education, especially to underrepresented populations such as young women and people of color.

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