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The 2017 Congressional App Challenge is live!

The 2017 Congressional App Challenge is live! The App Challenge is an annual congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in coding and computer science through local events hosted by the Members of Congress. Between now and November 1, high school students from across the country will be busy creating an app for mobile, tablet or computer devices. This year, there ... Read More »

Decision makers: libraries are ready to code

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Computing jobs represent the largest source of new jobs and are among the highest paying, yet hundreds of thousands of openings go unfilled. And such employment needs are projected to continue growing in the coming years. Libraries are part of the solution in preparing more of America’s youth for these jobs Libraries are ideal venues to provide career opportunities for ... Read More »

The Congressional App Challenge: Connecting today’s Congress with tomorrow’s coders

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Today’s guest post is contributed by Rhianon Anderson, Executive Director of the Congressional App Challenge, which is sponsored in part by the Washington Office of the American Library Association. The Challenge is a perfect way for libraries to connect teens to coding and civic participation – and to engage our members of Congress in the ways that libraries are serving the ... Read More »

One more week to join the Congressional App Challenge

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Libraries around the country held workshops over the summer to teach students coding skills – now is the chance to show off those skills! This is the last full week for  students (high school and below) to submit entries for the Congressional App Challenge, which ends on Wednesday, November 2. The Challenge was created in 2014 by the Congressional Internet ... Read More »