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Twenty States Pass Legislation to Expand Access to K-12 Computer Science

More than 60 organizations come together to support advocacy efforts to expand access to and diversity in computer science classes
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Since January 2018, 20 states have passed legislation and funded $49 million to expand access to and diversity in K-12 computer science, according to the ​Code.org Advocacy Coalition​, a group of more than 60 industry, non-profit, and advocacy organizations working together to make computer science a fundamental part of K-12 education. 

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These 20 states passed new laws or initiatives to support K-12 computer science (CS) since January of this year: 

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas

Colorado

Delaware

Florida

●Hawaii​ 

●Idaho 

Indiana

Maryland​ 

Mississippi

Missouri 

Nevada

New Hampshire​ ​​ 

New Jersey​ ​​

New York

●Oklahoma​ 

●Pennsylvania

Utah​ 

Wyoming

In addition to the progress made at the state level,​​ have prioritized funding for computer science in schools, and Congress’ 2018 federal budget​​ for STEM and computer science. 

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