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CS for All brings computational problem-solving to students and teachers in New Mexico

March 21, 2016

UNM program first in the country

Melanie Moses, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of New Mexico, is leading a National Science Foundation-funded project designed to teach both high school teachers and their students the value of computer science and how to use it to solve problems.

Recently, the potential impact of New Mexico CS for All dramatically increased. Earlier this year, President Barack Obama announced a national $4 billion CS for All initiative to accelerate computer science education in K-12 by training teachers, expanding access to high-quality instructional materials, and building effective partnerships.

New Mexico CS for All was the first such computer science program in the country, and with collaborations with educators across the state, New Mexico can leverage federal funds to accelerate computer science education for students.

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