The United States House of Representatives has designated December 6–12 as National Computer Science Education Week, in honor of Grace Hopper.  Microsoft in conjunction with ACM and other partners are helping to promote the importance of CS education.

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Computer Science Education Week, December 6-12, 2009,National Computer Science Education Week recognizes that computing:
  • Touches everyone’s daily lives and plays a critical role in society
  • Drives innovation and economic growth
  • Provides rewarding job opportunities
  • Prepares students with the knowledge and skills they need for the 21st century

 

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