CS has the potential to empower students to discover innovative solutions to problems in their communities, to explore new means of communication and creative expression, and to learn about college majors or careers they might never thought were possible.
However, current racial and gender disparities limit students’ full access to quality computer science education.
This guide, developed by administrators across the state of California, is intended to inform education leaders about how to bring equitable CS into their schools.
The guide has three main purposes:
We hope this guide will aid you in using the lens of CS to reflect on inequities that are embedded in our education system and how your role as an educational leader can address barriers, advocate for equitable access, and effect positive change in the movement towards high quality K-12 education for all.
Fill out the form on this page to download the guide.
In order to get a printed copy, complete this online form. Orders must be received by September 20th, 2020, and will be shipped by the end of the month. After that time, LEAs are invited to print their own copies of the guide.