Building Excellent Computer Science Programs Across Minnesota
Teach quality computer science to positively impact the next generation in Minnesota.
Did You Know?
- Minnesota does not have K-12 Computer Science Standards
- Minnesota does not require high schools to offer Computer Science
- CodeHS Curriculum is free
Minnesota Computer Science Stats
- 1,547 students in Minnesota took the Advanced Placement Computer Science exams in 2019 (942 AP CS A, 605 AP CSP); only 21% of exams were taken by females
- Computer programmers and software developers in Minnesota have an average annual salary of $97,973, which is almost double the average state salary at $54,200
Sources: College Board, Department of Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Top-Notch Professional Development
Online & in-person training for teachers to build the knowledge and confidence to teach excellent computer science courses.
Minnesota Policies & Resources
In 2015, the Minnesota Department of Education passed a new policy (HF 844 (2015)) allowing computer science to count as a mathematics credit. The computer science course must still meet the academic standards for mathematics.
Source: Minnesota Department of Education
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