According to Hadi Partovi, founder and CEO of Code.org, 10 million girls now have accounts on the site.
Those who made the pledge include Florida Governor Rick Scott, who made a $15 million investment to increase opportunities for middle and high school students and California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, who launched a Computer Science for California campaign to bring CS education to all students in California by 2025. The event gets its name from an hour-long introduction to computer science class designed by Code.org. Meanwhile, the state of Arkansas announced that it will be dedicating $500,000 to the creation of a first-of-its-kind stipend program for existing K-8 teachers in the state who are interested in receiving training to teach computer science. However, in 2015, just under 1,300 postsecondary students graduated with computer science degrees in NC. Through online competitions, students and teachers participating in Computer Science Education Week can win the chance to video chat directly with public figures like the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry or the Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson.
McCarthy said she hopes her students feel prepared when they enter high school and take other science related courses.
"Computer science education provides foundational learning in computational thinking that enables students to develop and apply critical thinking skills, demonstrate imagination and creativity, practice collaboration, exhibit leadership, and employ problem-solving skills", the proclamation reads.
Celebrities have joined the movement this year to boost computer science education.
The vast majority of computer science jobs are held by men, but the district is working to change that trend by encouraging more female students and minority female students to participate.
The Houthis' political office on Saturday accused Saleh of staging a "coup" against "an alliance he never believed in". The fighting in the capital of Sanaa caused residents to cower in their homes as explosions rocked the city overnight.
But the strong November jobs numbers, marking Canada's 12th straight month of positive job creation, stood out. The last time the unemployment rate was 5.9 per cent was February 2008, before the global financial crisis.
Friday by a State Police investigator, Todd Grant, who recognized Rodriguez's red Mercury sedan and its Florida license plates. In addition, Frasina's parents discovered sexual messages on Snapchat between her and Rodriguez after her disappearance.
I thought Ohio State would be picked because this would have been the most expedient result for the committee. For the upcoming playoff, with the rankings official, let's say there was an eight-team playoff in place.
The covers were then pulled off a showcar, revealing a red and white livery, with a large Alfa Romeo logo on the engine cover. Sauber will have closer ties with Ferrari next season through the deal with Alfa Romeo.
Kimery has also been charged with obstruction of justice, second-degree burglary, larceny and possession of stolen property. Meanwhile, in Jacksonville , the memorial for Mariah Woods grows and a community reaches out to one another.
He's been around the game his whole life, so even if it is his first managing, he's not some unknown just waltzing into NY . Boone did play for the Yankees in a short but memorable stint during his 13-year Major League Baseball career.
Southgate pointed to England's premature exits from the last World Cup and Euro 2016 as reasons for limiting expectations. They were a very good team, but this team is more humble than them". "It would be stupid of us to set targets".
Cubs Given Meeting With Shohei Otani
It's never quite been clear what it is that Ohtani wants, but we know that it's not money since his age, 23, limits his contract. And the Cubs have only about $300,000 to offer in global bonus money because they overspent their allotment a year ago .
Former Fox News producer claims O'Reilly broke agreement
The lawsuit, which has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of NY , states, "Mr. Bernstein argued that all this violates the non-disparagement and confidentiality clauses in her settlement.
Legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79
His famous pairing opposite Zeenat Aman was seen in movies like Deewaangee, Roti Kapda Aur Makan and Satyam Shivam Sundaram . Two minutes silence was observed at Delhi International Film Festival to pay homage to the veteran actor on his demise.
WhatsApp iOS 11 message warns to not shut app
The hallmark feature for US users is Apple Pay for iMessage, but that service reportedly won't go live until at least Monday. Soon after the hours of releasing the beta version of iOS 11 .2, Apple rolled out the latest update for everyone.
Sony's 'Legacy' PS2 theme for PS4 is a fun hit of nostalgia
The Legacy Dashboard Theme will be released on December 6 for PS4 (the same day three Jak & Daxter PS2 Classics hit the system). Together, the entirety of Naughty Dog's Jak and Daxter installments will be playable on the current Sony platform.