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.
Palmer Park Preparatory Academy
In some cases, it might take a real emergency to try something radically new. Stephen Sawchuk’s article in EdWeek explores how a Detroit middle school has transitioned to a teacher-led school, step by step. At Palmer Park Preparatory Academy, teachers are gradually assuming administrative duties to become the city’s first teacher-led school. An extended day, […]