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.
Global Science Fair
The New York Times‘ Claire Cain Miller published a story this weekend entitled “Promoting Science, and Google, to Students,” which looks with skepticism at Google’s first ever Global Science Fair. The story is positioned, in part as a follow-up to a story from February documenting the decline of science fairs — just as President Obama […]