Computer Science Education Blog

Educators, researchers, and students discuss computer science education topics impacting schools and curriculums in Atlanta, the state, and across the world

Kamau Bobb

"Ghosts of city’s racial divide haunt APS"

By Kamau Bobb

Executive Director, Constellations Center for Equity in Computing

March 24, 2024

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Schools reflect the near total segregation of Atlanta’s communities.

Atlanta Public Schools is conducting a search for its next superintendent. The most recent superintendent, Lisa Herring, like her predecessor, Meria Carstarphen, was dismissed by the Atlanta Board of Education. By the time the next one is chosen, the district will have been led by four superintendents in four years, all of whom arrived with stellar qualifications amid grand fanfare and soaring expectations.

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Terry Foster

A Student’s CS Success, and a Teacher’s Privilege to Play a Small Part in it

By Terry Foster
Research Associate, Constellations Center for Equity in Computing

Feb. 28, 2024

I had the privilege of witnessing and being a part of Shaunteria's journey, encouraging her to pursue a major in computer science and recognizing her keen aptitude for computational thinking during her time in the Constellations program. She is graduating from Georgia State University in May with a BS in Computer Information Systems and Cybersecurity. 

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Bryan Cox

Are We Ready for AI Legislation in Georgia?

By Bryan Cox
Research Associate, Constellations Center for Equity in Computing
Senior Research Fellow, Kapor Center

Feb. 26, 2024

AI legislation has made its way to Georgia. As legislators craft policies for how citizens, consumers, employers, students, and teachers use and are impacted by AI tools, are the policies being created incorporating the ethical issues related to AI adoption? Are they mindful of the citizens most likely to be affected negatively by AI tools and agents?

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