Making important progress on computer science education

Posted by Brad SmithGeneral Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft This week, we have seen tremendous enthusiasm and excitement from more than 13 million students who are learning a new language. The language? Computer Science. Across the country and around the world, students have been celebrating Computer Science Education Week by…

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Seattle Times Editorial: Immigration Reform Should Include Elements of Microsoft’s Visa, Education Proposal

Posted by Jeff MeisnerEditor, Microsoft on the Issues Today, The Seattle Times featured an editorial supporting Microsoft’s National Talent Strategy proposal that outlines ideas for securing U.S. competitiveness and economic growth through high-skilled immigration reform and investments in STEM education.  The editorial suggests that the National Talent Strategy, announced by Microsoft’s Executive Vice President and…

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Investing in American Innovation and the Next Generation

Editor’s Note: The following post from Microsoft Vice President of U.S. Government Affairs Fred Humphries was originally published on the Computer Science Education Week Blog on Dec. 11. Posted by Fred HumphriesVice President, U.S. Government Affairs, Microsoft The United States is facing a growing challenge that impacts American competitiveness and the opportunities available to the…


Organizations Praise Microsoft’s National Talent Strategy Proposal

Posted by Jeff MeisnerEditor, Microsoft on the Issues Today, 20 organizations issued a letter in support of Microsoft’s new National Talent Strategy, which outlines ideas for securing U.S. competitiveness and economic growth through citizenship efforts and strategy related to STEM education, skills training and high-skilled immigration reform. As you may remember, Microsoft’s Brad Smith launched the…

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