A new study found that only 45% of U.S. high schools offer classes in computer science, and that girls and minorities are underrepresented in those classes.
U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2019
U.S. schools have made huge technology investments in the last 10 years, but now parents and educators question whether the effect of technology on education has...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2019
Mastercard's Girls4Tech program aims to inspire middle school girls worldwide to pursue careers in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence, with the goal of recruiting...CNBC From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2019
The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence introduced an artificial intelligence system that successfully passed an eighth-grade multiple-choice science test...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 4, 2019
U.S. companies and universities are developing cybersecurity training facilities that model real-world networks and scenarios to educate staff and evaluate theories...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 4, 2019
Google has launched an artificial intelligence-powered tool that automatically detects grammar mistakes while messages are being composed in Gmail, and auto-corrects...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 3, 2019
The present state of software engineering education at universities does not meet the needs of technology-based software startups, according to a new study.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
The number of girls in the U.K. choosing to take computing at the General Certificate of Secondary Education level increased this year, with girls now making up...ComputerWeekly.com From ACM TechNews | August 26, 2019
An algorithm developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology won a competition to determine the best solution for busing 25,000 students to Boston schools...NextGov.com From ACM TechNews | August 22, 2019
A new survey by the National Center for Women and Information Technology found tbat community college students in introductory computing classes generally can be...Daily Camera From ACM TechNews | August 20, 2019
The nonprofit Girls Who Code is collaborating with U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) on legislation whose overarching goal is to help close the gender gap in computer...Politico From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
Data from the College Board shows that more girls and minority high school students are taking the Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course.
Government Technology-Center for Digital Education From ACM TechNews | August 9, 2019
Nigerian technologist Chinenye Udeh has launched a program that aims to boost gender parity in the technology industry in her home country, where women make up...VOA News From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2019
Black and Latinx students are more likely to leave science, technology, engineering, and math majors in college because of obstacles they face that their white...The Daily Texan From ACM TechNews | July 25, 2019