1. CTA, Colorado Succeeds, Silicon STEM Academy join to offer computer science scholarships for state’s high school students

    CTA, Colorado Succeeds, Silicon STEM Academy join to offer computer science scholarships for state’s high school students

    DENVER -- As the tech sector continues to evolve, many companies are having difficulty finding qualified workers to fill in-demand, high-tech jobs.

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    1. We know that students who learn computer science in high school are six times more likely to major in it, yet most Colorado schools do not offer computer science courses.
    2. Our goal is to offer 50 percent of the scholarships to females and have 50 percent be outside the Denver-Boulder corridor.
    3. This is an issue that is becoming increasingly more important as we prepare for the workforce of the future, which is grounded in technology.
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