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CA CS K-12 Standards

The Instructional Quality Commission approved and recommended the draft computer science standards on July 26, 2018. The State Board of Education approved the Instructional Quality Commission recommendation and adopted the computer science standards on September 6, 2018.

CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards, Rev. 2017

The CSTA K–12 Computer Science Standards delineate a core set of learning objectives designed to provide the foundation for a complete computer science curriculum and its implementation at the K–12 level.

K-12 CS Framework

The CSTA K–12 Computer Science Standards delineate a core set of learning objectives designed to provide the foundation for a complete computer science curriculum and its implementation at the K–12 level.

ISTE CT Competencies

These competencies are intended to help educators build those skills by integrating computational thinking (CT) across all disciplines and with students of all ages.
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    CS Equity Guide 2020

    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.

    Download the Guide

    Previous version can be access at this link

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