STEM Pipeline Blog / June 27, 2018
73% of Code.org students passed the AP exam!
Since the founding of Code.org in 2013, the most common question we’d hear was: can America’s public schools really teach computer science? One influential donor told me “I don’t think it’s possible. You can’t get a teacher without a CS background to teach coding successfully.” I took it as a personal challenge to prove we could do this at a national scale. We had to try. And this wasn’t just about Code.org — this was a national movement, powered by passionate teachers who shared our vision that every student should have the opportunity to learn computer science in schools. Together, we took the leap, to add a new course to the school curriculum……
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