Lansing, Michigan (WILX) – The 10th Hour of Code partnered with DonorsChoose to award $1 million to US schools to help make computer science accessible to more students. 102 schools received $10,000 each to bring computer science into the classroom. Three of the schools receiving funding are in Michigan. Ithaca Junior/Senior High School, Southfield Arts and Technology HS, and Melvindale High School have been named CS Leaders Prize winners.
According to Code.org, the CS Leaders Prize is working hard to recover from the challenges the education system has experienced in the past two years and is supporting its goal of establishing or expanding access to computer science for students. Recognize your school. in the classroom or school district.
The winning school plans to add a new computer science course in the 2023-2024 school year. More than 55,000 students have been affected, many in underserved areas. Teachers at each winning school will receive a free scholarship to join Code.org’s Professional Learning Program.
Congratulations to Ithaca Junior/Senior. High School, Southfield Arts and Technology HS, and Melvindale High School have been named CS Leaders Prize winners. Road to Code! https://t.co/6ZeuPlanke
— Michigan Department of Education (@mieducation) December 7, 2022
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