September 25, 2017 | News, Statements

Internet Association Commends White House Efforts To Prioritize Computer Science Education Programs For Grades K-12

Washington, DC – Michael Beckerman, President & CEO of Internet Association, issued the following statement on the signing of a presidential memorandum directing the Department of Education to make computer science a priority within STEM grant programs:

“Internet Association applauds the Trump administration’s commitment to expanding computer science education for all of America’s students by updating the Department of Education’s grant priorities. Computer science education prepares students for the jobs of the future, but less than half of America’s schools offer it. In today’s digitized economy, that is simply unacceptable.

“Today’s action, in concert with other efforts, will expand computer science education pipeline for underserved groups, helping to fix these inequities and boost our economy. Our industry is excited by this Administration’s heightened support for computer science and applauds its efforts to increase the number of students who have backgrounds in this important topic. The public and private sector must continue to work together to ensure America’s students have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to succeed in the digital economy.”

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