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 […]