Girls Who Code Founder Awarded McGraw Education Prize

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Girls Who Code 's Reshma Saujani Twitter: @reshmasaujani In 1995, women made up about 40 percent of the computing workforce. We’re on track to achieve gender parity in entry-level computer science jobs by 2027. Education Technology Competitions Community STEM EducationFor 30 years, the Harold W. McGraw, Jr.

PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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For updates on the programming, follow #SpotlightEduPBS and #amgrad on Twitter. A thought-provoking documentary about how families, educators and leaders in diverse rural communities are working to get their youngest children on track toward graduating from high school in 2027.

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Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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Nevertheless, computer science education, along with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) continued to be promoted this year, often framed as something students should pursue instead of “ liberal arts.” Despite all the investment and marketing surrounding CS and STEM education, the results – enrollments and graduation rates – have been mixed at best. This is part six of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.