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MSU units bring computer science courses to K-12 classrooms

September 10th, 2017

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Two Mississippi State University (MSU) units are leading the charge in bringing computer science to Mississippi’s K-12 classrooms—partially through the funding of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. The over $700,000 grant was awarded to the Research and Curriculum (RCU) to advance training and curriculum for the Computer Science for Mississippi (CS4MS) initiative with […]

CS4MS Pilot Program Launched by Mississippi Department of Education

August 31st, 2016

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has announced the launch of the Computer Science for Mississippi (CS4MS) program, developed in partnership with the RCU. Thirty-four school districts from across Mississippi will participate in the first year of the CS4MS pilot program, which will debut during the 2016-2017 academic year. The goal of […]

CS4MS Highlighted In Debut Issue of School Focus Magazine

May 12th, 2016

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi’s new magazine on K-12 education, School Focus, premiered in early August. Produced by the RCU in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education, School Focus highlights the accomplishments of Mississippi teachers and students and provides a glimpse into classrooms and schools across the state. It is posted to the RCU’s website and has […]

Computer Science Pilot Program Wraps Up First Teacher Training

May 12th, 2016

STARKVILLE, Miss. —The Computer Science for Mississippi program is set to help the state’s students prepare for careers in a high-tech, high-demand field.  Also known as CS4MS, the program has completed its summer training for teachers in anticipation of the pilot program’s rollout in districts across Mississippi during the upcoming school year. Sponsored by the […]