They want Congress to come up with $250 million to fund school districts that will help kids learn to code. The full list of 5, 800 supporters of the group is found in the CSE Coalition website. Thus, computer education should be given priority as future coders should be competitive and on top of their game.
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However, the coalition acknowledges that the money they have raised is not enough. “Despite this groundswell, three-quarters of U.S. schools do not offer meaningful computer science courses,” the coalition stated in the press release. “This bipartisan issue can be addressed without growing the Federal budget.”