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The Newark Unified STAR Initiative is a comprehensive K-12 computer science pathway to prepare students with the 21st century skills and competencies to excel in a career in the computer science and technology industry. The STAR Initiative is vertically aligned across all grade levels in order for students to develop as computer scientists in ways that are appropriate at each grade level. The STAR Initiative seeks to address the traditional underrepresentation of females and people of color in the computer science and tech industry through targeted support and intervention. 


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Key Elements of the Star Academy Initiative

The Star Academy Initiative is visionary in its inclusivity and comprehensiveness. There is something for everyone, whether you have ambitions for these fields in the future or you just want to explore.dr. mark triplett