Experiencing gender inequity led Margolis to advocate for computer science education for underrepresented students. By Joanie Harmon, published Jan. 7, 2013 on UCLA Ed & IS Ampersand. Jane Margolis, one of the driving forces behind Exploring Computer Science, speaks from personal experience about her commitment to making computer science accessible for all students, particularly students of color in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). She says that her earlier […]

Partnership with LAUSD addresses need for high-quality CS instruction. By Shaena Engle, published October 1, 2009 on the UCLA Newsroom. UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a professional development program for computer science teachers in Los Angeles high schools. The new program, Teachers Are Key, brings together education reform researchers and faculty from UCLA and the […]