Government Technology: Rhode Island’s Compsci Education Project: How is It Going?

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As the nation’s workforce continues going digital, education officials across the country are looking to prepare students for the IT careers of tomorrow and a growing demand for computer science majors leaving colleges and universities.

Enter the Computer Science for Rhode Island (CS4RI) initiative, launched in 2016 by former Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to establish computer science courses in schools throughout the state. In her last State of the State address before being confirmed Tuesday as President Joe Biden’s commerce secretary, Raimondo said the initiative made Rhode Island the first state in the U.S. to teach the subject in every public school.

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