It’s estimated that only about 10 percent of K-12 schools teach computer science. Some companies are trying to fill a void in American public education by teaching kids computer programming basics. The push comes amid projections that there will be far more tech sector jobs than computer science graduates to fill them.
Correction (6/23): Updated to note that School of One received a federal, not a state grant. It’s a defining moment for School of One. What started as an experimental after-school program two years ago has grown into a core part of three public schools in New York City, and education industry observers are watching closely […]
School of One Each student learns at his or her own pace in the ideal school day of the future, according to Christopher Rush, co-founder of the School of One. In practice, this is already happening with the New York school pilot program. A student arrives in school in the morning and answers five questions […]