HPA Students Helping SC Lead The Way In Computer Science Education

  • Posted on:  September 13, 2019

High Point Academy | Spartanburg, SCWith programs like ‘Edhesive’ through Amazon, High Point Academy Spartanburg students are helping South Carolina lead the way in Computer Science Education. A new report shows the state continues to be on the cutting edge in Computer Science policy and as a result, student participation is the fastest growing in the nation.

 

‘Edhesive’ is a company that offers computer science curriculum to schools. Through the partnership, Amazon helps by sponsoring schools who want to implement Edhesive’s curriculum for Computer Science classes.

 

The report highlights our state’s effort in advancing computer science in our schools and classrooms. Those accomplishments include being the only state in the country with a full-year requirement in computer science for graduation, having the largest percentage of growth for high schools that teach computer science, and Governor McMaster budgeting $500,000 for teacher professional development specifically for computer science.

 

You can read the full report by visiting this link.


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