Equity in computer science education vital for California. By Julie Flapan, published Oct. 15, 2015 in The San Diego Union-Tribune. I learned an unexpected lesson about education reform while watching my kids compete to build the tallest LEGO tower. My youngest stacks one LEGO on top of the next, making it the tallest – for a split second – before it tumbles to the ground. My older child, having experienced […]

Calif. Study: High-Minority High Schools Offer Little Computer Science. By Liana Heitin Loewus on the Education Week blog “Curriculum Matters,” May 8, 2015. Computer science courses are often inaccessible for black, Hispanic, Native American, and low-income high school students in California, according to a new study. The report, released yesterday by the nonprofit Level Playing Field Institute, confirms other recent research on computer science and underrepresented students. For instance, last […]