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On January 21, 2014, the new BCPS and Code.org partnership agreement was announced during a press conference at South Broward High School.

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Hadi Partovi, Co-Founder and CEO of Code.org, and Superintendent Robert W. Runcie "code" with students during the BCPS and Code.org partnership announcement on January 21, 2014.

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Superintendent Robert W. Runcie visits South Broward High School for the Hour of Code. South Broward High was selected by Code.Org as Florida's winning school to receive $10,000 worth of classroom laptops.

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Silver Shores Elementary students get to work learning to code.

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West Broward High School students enjoy the Hour of Code online activities.

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Pasadena Lakes Elementary students are hard at work with their "coding" activities.

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Indian Trace Elementary students take part in online and hands-on coding activities.


BCPS Partners with Code.org

Quick Links

Code.org
Why Computer Science is Important for Students- Fast Facts
BCPS Hour of Code- Fast Facts
Partnership Agreement with Code.org
Press Release Announcing Code.org Partnership
SBBC Resolution in Support of National Computer Science Education Week

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to partner with Code.org, a national non-profit organization, to increase students' opportunities to learn computer science in school.

Through the Code.org partnership, BCPS middle and high school students will receive increased access to high-quality computer science courses, curriculum and resources.  Teachers will also have new opportunities for professional development. 
 

Why is computer science important for students?


Today’s students are surrounded by technology in their everyday lives, yet few are learning how computers actually work. Computer science transforms students from simply users of technology to creators of technology. 

Computer science is also a top paying college degree and computer programming jobs are growing at two-times the national average.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and
National Science Foundation, by 2020, there will be
one million more jobs than students entering the field. 
In addition, basic computer science skills can be applied and
utilized in a variety of different careers.  

 

Video Spotlight:  Press Conference Announcing Code.org Partnership Agreement