Save the Date for #Houseofcode 2022 #HouseOfCode 2022 will take place on Wednesday, April 20th, Thursday, April 21st, and Friday, April 22nd. Winning teams from all 340 participating districts will be invited to participate alongside their Members of Congress in a STEM celebration like no other. As the United States Capitol is still not open […]
With students enthusiastically returning to classrooms around the country, the 2021 Congressional App Challenge came to a close on November 1st, yielding 2,101 fully functioning apps. After eighteen months of disruptions to educational cadences for students everywhere, the Congressional App Challenge came roaring back with 7,174 students registering for this year’s competition. All told, 340 […]
Congressional App Challenge November 9th, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Congressional App Challenge acquires Duncan Barron to fill key Hill role Washington, D.C. – The Congressional App Challenge and its partners at the Internet Education Foundation are excited to welcome the newest addition to our team, Duncan Barron. Taking over as Congressional Operations Coordinator, Duncan will […]
After a year marked by educational disruptions, the Congressional App Challenge looks to: Analyze inequalities in tech to understand the role the pandemic played in amplifying them Expand underserved student participation in STEM Make key investments to keep students competitive in the future American workforce
On September 21st, 2021, the Congressional App Challenge national team flew to Phoenix, Arizona to attend the 2021 AISES National Conference. The conference served as an educational, professional, and workforce development space for Indigenous peoples of North America and the Pacific Islands in science, technology, engineering, and math studies and careers. It is the largest college […]
Time for another #AskCAC Interview with one of your Members of Congress! This week, we spoke to Rep. Darin LaHood from Illinois’s 18th Congressional District. Rep. LaHood serves on the House Committee on Ways & Means and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
This is a repost of Lena Vu Sawyer ‘s blog on the Replit website. Check out the original post here! Replit and Congressional App Challenge are joining efforts to increase Computer Science literacy and access in the U.S. At Replit, we believe deeply in the equalizing and empowering potential of computer programming. That’s why we’re […]
In recent years, Washington, D.C. has become synonymous with gridlock in more ways than one, with disputes and distrust extending from the beltway to the Capitol. The Congressional App Challenge, a bipartisan initiative of the House of Representatives, aims to bring lawmakers from across the country and the aisle together to inspire students from all […]
Another week, another interview with a Member of Congress hosting the App Challenge! This week, we interviewed Rep. Troy Balderson of Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. Rep. Balderson serves on the House Committee on Agriculture and House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.