Raimondo Visits Microsoft TEALS Computer Science Classroom

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. -??Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Microsoft Corporate Vice President Fred Humphries, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and Rhode Island Chief Innovation Officer Richard Culatta, visited the Microsoft TEALS classroom at Central Falls High School.??

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Raimondo asks students about their coding project.

Humphries’ visit highlights Rhode Island’s place as a national leader in computer science education, as the state continues to roll out its CS4RI??initiative that aims to offer computer science in every public school by December 2017. Already, the program is four months ahead of schedule, with more than half of Rhode Island schools offering computer science opportunities.

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Raimondo and Microsoft Corporate Vice President Fred Humphries speak to students in the TEALS program at Central Falls High School.

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The students demonstrated their coding skills for the Governor.??

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Raimondo meets Alison Murray, a teacher at Central Falls High School.??