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Computer Science for Everyone

October 4, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow On the second floor of a brick building on Branch Avenue in Washington, D.C., green and white signs celebrating innovation and professionalism decorate the classrooms of Digital Pioneers Academy, the first computer-science–focused middle school in the nation’s capital. One early afternoon, students at DPA worked on Scratch, an animation-based coding...

A Harvard Political Philosopher on Why Tougher Policing in America Won't Reduce Crime

August 2, 2017 Violent crime is near historic lows in America, but new attorney general Jeff Sessions has made increasing the power of law enforcement a key focus at the Department of Justice (DOJ). In a series of recent speeches, he has painted a dark picture of the state of America, particularly its...

Trump’s FBI Pick Testified That He’s Been 'Too Busy' To Learn About Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting

July 12, 2017 All of Washington has been transfixed by the emails revealing that Donald Trump, Jr. took a meeting with a lawyer said to have ties to the Russian government to get dirt on Hillary Clinton during his father’s election campaign last year. All, that is, except—apparently—for Christopher Wray, US president Donald...