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Amazon ties enhance Hopewell computer science options


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Hopewell, on Beatties Ford Road, is a new participant in the Amazon Future Engineer program and has received funding from Amazon to offer a selection of computer science classes that began this fall. According to Julie Gayheart, the school’s Career Technical Education Pathway development coordinator, Hopewell is among more than 1,000 schools participating in the national program aimed at making computer science courses accessible to all students.

Amazon Future Engineer, emphasizing “access for all” as an objective, is a four-part childhood-to-career program that works to educate 10 million children and young adults each year to pursue careers in the fast-growing field of computer science and coding. 

With Amazon Future Engineer funding, Hopewell is offering “Intro to Computer Science” and “Advanced Placement Computer Science” classes through the curriculum provider Edhesive.

 

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