Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education $1 million to schools to help more students access computer science!

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Memo Number
COM-23-037
Memo Date
10/21/2022
Memo Type
Informational
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Central Administration
Regulatory Authority
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NO
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Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Teachers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; School Counselors; Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts)

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As part of the 10th Hour of Code, Code.org is awarding $10,000 to one high school and one middle school in all fifty states + D.C. to assist districts with establishing a computer science pathway.


To be eligible a school must commit to:


  • Establish a new computer science course using Code.org.

  • Describe how you plan to continue expanding access to CS in your school and/or district.

  • Provide a short statement of support from district leadership for expanding CS opportunities.

  • Organize a school-wide Hour of Code or other event/assembly for CSEdWeek.


In addition to the $10,000 award, the implementing teacher in each winning school will receive a no-cost scholarship to attend Code.org’s Professional Learning Program.


You can find all the details at code.org/prize

 

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