Facebook Pledges $15 Million to Code.Org to Improve Computer Science in K-12

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Statistics continue to show that minorities such as women and Hispanics have low numbers for college graduates and for employment in the Computer Science area.  Senior Education World Contributor, Nicole Gorman, reports on how Facebook and Code.Org are setting out to remedy this.

Last week, Facebook announced it was pledging $15 million over five years to Code.org so the non-profit can train teachers in urban public schools to teach computer science to students who are traditionally underrepresented in the field.

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