Data and research
Girls in IT: The Facts
Sponsored by the NCWIT K-12 Alliance, the Girls in IT: The Facts research is a synthesis of the existing literature on increasing girls’ participation in computing.
Girls in STEM
Microsoft commissioned a survey of over 6,000 girls and young women in the U.S. and conducted interviews with nonprofit and academic experts. The insights gathered from this research help us all understand how together, we can support girls and young women with STEM and computer science aspirations.
Hour of Code Impact Report
The Hour of Code Impact Report shows that after completing one Hour of Code activity, students’ positive attitudes towards computer science increase along with feelings of computer science self-efficacy, especially for female students.
Diversity in CS
Code.org explores ways to increase diversity in computer science by reaching all K-12 students of all backgrounds in ways that inspire them to keep learning.
AP Computer Science trends
Code.org evaluates trends in AP Computer Science participation over time, by state, by gender, and by ethnic group.
This blog post from Jeannette Wing, CVP Microsoft Research, takes a 10 year retrospective look at the research from her 2006 "Computational Thinking" viewpoint on CS education in K-12.