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.
Education for Innovation
In case you missed it, here’s Education for Innovation’s Digital Townhall meeting on December 7. EDUCATION FOR INNOVATION: A DIGITAL TOWN HALL from Innovation Economy on Vimeo. And below, a clip of the event: Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks with Gwen Ifill on PBS about the dire need for American students to be able […]