Microsoft To Invest $75 Million On Computer Science Education In The US

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At Dreamforce 2015, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced an expansion of the company’s YouthSpark program to increase access to computer science education for young people worldwide, and especially for those from under-represented backgrounds, with a $75 million commitment in community investments over the next three years.

In the U.S., where the TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) program brings computer science education to high school students and teachers, this flagship program of YouthSpark will increase mightily, expanding from 131 schools in 18 states to nearly 700 schools in 33 states in the next three years.

Microsoft YouthSpark is the company’s commitment to increase access to computer science education for all youth, and especially for those from under-represented backgrounds.

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