Congress votes to override D.C.'s 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia's governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And D.C., Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.
Recent studies show a 60% drop in the number of freshman declaring computer science as a major. With out-sourcing of technology jobs and a lack of diversity as major issues confronting the field, Tech Tuesday looks at how colleges teach Computer Science and its vitality today.
- Joanne McGrath Cohoon Sociologist and professor of Science, Technology, and Society, University of Virginia
- Stuart Zweben Chair, Computer Science and Engineering Department, Ohio State University
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