Amazon and BootUp are teaming up with Prince George’s County Public Schools to fund computer science education at 132 elementary schools throughout the county.
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The Ogden Computer Science Pilot is a partnership between Ogden School District and the nonprofit, BootUp PD. The pilot program has been funded at $125,000 by the Utah STEM Action Center, whose goal for the funding is to build K-12 computing pathways in Utah school districts. The 2017 legislature provided the funds via Senate Bill 190.
Avondale Elementary School District teaches coding to all K-8 students during the school day! In 2014, schools replaced an existing 40 minute typing and computer applications class with a new coding class. Since then coding teachers have met weekly as a group. They are also supported by local BootUp Curriculum Developer, Jared O'Leary.