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The Virtual High School Announces New Computer Science Initiative

New VHS computing certificate program announced as part of White House Computer Science for All initiative.

“Computer science (CS) is a necessary skill in our technology-based society, but unfortunately not all students are aware of the computer science options available to them,” said Carol Ribeiro, President and CEO of The Virtual High School (VHS,

Two federal agencies expand computer science efforts

Dive Brief:

  • As part of Computer Science Education Week, the White House announced efforts in two federal agencies to expand access to and quality of computer science education in the nation’s K-12 schools.
  • The Hill reports the National Science Foundation will spend $20 million on computer science education in 2017, adding to the $25 million it spent this year, and its primary focus will be training teachers.
  • The National Science and Technology Council will work to support the integration of computer science and computational thinking into schools

New computing certificate program introduced

“Computer science (CS) is a necessary skill in our technology-based society, but unfortunately not all students are aware of the computer science options available to them,” said Carol Ribeiro, President and CEO of The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.). “My high school computer science education helped me select my college major and define my career path. Now, through The Virtual High School and the White House Computer Science for All initiative (#CSForAll), all students can have opportunities that lead to exciting career choices in computing.”

The Virtual High School Introduces New Computing Certificate Program

The Virtual High School, a nonprofit based in Massachusetts, is introducing a new computing certificate program to celebrate Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 5-11).

The new VHS computing certificate program will encourage students across the United States to become more interested in computing and computer science (CS), and better understand the career options available to them in CS and related fields.

The Virtual High School Announces New Computer Science Initiative

New VHS computing certificate program announced as part of White House Computer Science for All initiative

“Computer science (CS) is a necessary skill in our technology-based society, but unfortunately not all students are aware of the computer science options available to them,” said Carol Ribeiro, President and CEO of The Virtual High School (VHS, I

The Virtual High School Announces New Computer Science Initiative

New VHS computing certificate program announced as part of White House Computer Science for All initiative

The Virtual High School Announces New Computer Science Initiative

"Computer science (CS) is a necessary skill in our technology-based society, but unfortunately not all students are aware of the computer science options available to them," said Carol Ribeiro, President and CEO of The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.). "My high school computer science education helped me select my college major and define my career path.

White House Boosts CSforAll Commitments for Computer Science Education Week

In honor of Computer Science Education Week 2016, the White House today announced hundreds of new commitments that support the implementation of computer science (CS) and computational thinking (CT) in K–12 education and build on President Obama’s Computer Science for All (CSforAll) initiative.

The Virtual High School Welcomes Dr. Karen Billings to its Board of Directors

The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.), a non-profit organization empowering schools with the industry’s best online learning programs, has appointed Dr. Karen Billings to its board of directors.

The Virtual High School Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Supports Students in Developing Independent Learning Skills, Preparing For College And Careers, Earning Credit, And Engaging With Their Peers In Global Classrooms

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