Newly released federal grant program shows priority for computer science

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Apr 20, 2018 · 2 min read

We finally have the first details we’ve waited for since September of last year, and it’s a step forward. The Department of Education has opened applications for the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) program, which will grant up to $115 million this year to STEM/CS and other programs. The program has two competitive priorities, one of which is Promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) education, with a particular focus on CS.”

Some background

What’s new

Computer science programs, please apply!

The Department of Ed will answer your questions

Cameron Wilson, President — Code.org Advocacy Coalition

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