Erie Rise Leadership Academy receiving nearly $238K part of PAsmart Initiative

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One local school will be receiving nearly $238,000 to expand its computer science program.     

This is part of Governor Tom Wolf’ s PAsmart Initiative aimed at expanding Science and Technology Education. 

Erie Rise Academy will use the money to introduce coding and robotics to students in grades 6-8.

Over the next decade, seven out of ten jobs in the state will require workers to use computers and new technologies.

26 other statewide schools received funding totaling $10.8 million.

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