Computer science (CS) has profoundly changed the ways that we learn, work, and play. The ubiquity of computing puts a premium on ensuring students’ competencies as generators, not just users, of digital resources. Several key reasons lie behind the push to ensure that all of today’s students develop these competencies.
The bulk of this report focuses on indicators of progress toward 10 policy priorities widely seen as central to broadening participation in K–12 CS education. These priorities were developed collaboratively by a 27-member Advocacy Coalition assembled by Code.org and are among the criteria used by other organizations as well.