During the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of growth of Computer Science (CS) education has significantly slowed. However, technology usage and support has risen to maintain people’s daily lives despite the restrictions of the pandemic.
While there is significant growth in comparison to 2018, the number of schools offering computer science has grown by only 2% during 2021.
Computer Science is a foundational subject that is highly important to the nation’s security and economy. In order to change this rate of growth, it must supported by state and federal policy. To ensure that students have equitable access to computer science education is to safeguard the students’ futures and the future of the nation.
For more information, please visit this infographic: 2022 State of Computer Science Education in Florida