<div>Google/Gallup: Kids Aren't Drinking CS Kool-Aid, 'Interventions' Needed</div>
theodp writes: Despite the $80+ million Google.org alone spent promoting K-12 CS, a new Google-commissioned Gallup report on students in grades 7-12 shows that “students are generally unconvinced that computer science is important for them to learn,” adding that “Interventions from parents, educators, community leaders, policymakers, nonprofits and the technology industry are needed to encourage girls, Black students and Hispanic students to take computer science courses.” According to the report, only 22% of boys and 9% of girls “believe it is very important to learn CS.”

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