Computer Science Education Had A Good Day In America

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http://techcrunch.com – America’s elite institutions came out in full force for computer science education. First, the House of Representatives voted to update its traditional students arts competition to include a nationwide mobile apps competition. Then, to top off the day, the nation’s leading geeks, from Mark Zuckerberg to Bill Gates, helped launch a national nonprofit to encourage young programmers. For now, the congressional competition will include students from each congressional district and “initially focus on developing applications for mobile, tablet and computer platforms” reviewe (IT news)