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Congressman Larson encourages CCAT Young Manufacturers Academy students to become pioneers

Congressman Larson encourages CCAT Young Manufacturers Academy students to become pioneers

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Aug. 15, 2017 — Pointing to a future of manufacturing opportunities in the state of Connecticut, U.S. Rep. John Larson (CT-1) urged East Hartford and South Windsor students attending a program at Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) to attain skills and jobs that will make…

The ‘Code Like a Girl’ Congressional Bill Wants to Close Tech Education’s Gender Gap

(Observer, 7/21/17) Women are vastly underrepresented in tech industries, earning only 28 percent of computer science degrees. This disparity can be traced back to K-12 education, where boys are nearly twice as likely as girls to take a computer science course. how many co-sponsors, what committeeThankfully Congress is starting to realize the scope of…