January 31, 2016

WASHINGTON – The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), the global voice of the tech sector, released the following statement today from President and CEO Dean Garfield welcoming the announcement of President Barack Obama’s Computer Science For All Initiative:

"Technology has improved our lives and it will continue to transform every industry in our economy," Garfield said. "The demand for computer science skills is no longer limited to Silicon Valley or IT department. Early exposure and expanded investment in science, technology, engineering and math education—especially in underserved and underrepresented communities—will give American students a ladder of opportunity to pursue good jobs and keep our country competitive.”

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Public Policy Tags: Skills/STEM