SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2019--Amazon announced it will fund computer science courses in more than 1,000 high schools across all 50 states reaching tens of thousands of students from underprivileged, underrepresented, or underserved communities, through its Amazon Future Engineer program. Of the more than 1,000 high schools, more than 700 are classified as Title I schools. Amazon’s funding provides full-year courses designed to inspire, prepare and propel students of all backgrounds to pursue a computer science education and career. According to Computer Science teacher Katrina Sellers, "This grant will allow us to expand our computer science course offerings next year. Not to mention the support and connection with Amazon Web Services and the opportunity for students that take AP Computer Science to apply for $10,000 college scholarships."
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