The Brooklyn Borough President’s Office today released its 2016 School Technology Report highlighting both challenges and opportunities related to the ongoing rollout of #CSForAll in the city.
In this report Borough President Adams made the following recommendations:
- The NYC Department of Education should actively encourage full participation of schools in Hour of Code.
- The New York City Office of Management and Budget (OMB) should make Resolution A funding available for the
purchase of tablets.
- The New York State Legislature should pass A9557, a bill authorizing the commissioner of education to conduct
a study regarding computer science curriculum within the state at all public and private schools offering instruction
to kindergarten through 12th grade.
- The New York State Legislature should introduce legislation to create a teacher certification program for computer