#GAReads | Girls Who Code Helps Draft 'Landmark’ Legislation Aimed at Closing the Gender Gap

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Girls Who Code Helps Draft 'Landmark’ Legislation Aimed at Closing the Gender Gap”:

In the 10 months since Girls Who Code announced a set of policy recommendations aimed at closing the gender gap in K-12 computer science, the national nonprofit has been working with states to promote legislation that would help measure the extent of the gender disparity in U.S. classrooms.

On Wednesday, Washington became the first state to get on board with Girls Who Code’s policy agenda when Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, signed into law a bill written with the expressed intention of closing the gender gap in computer science fields.

Read Emily Tate’s full article at EdSurge here…