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.
San Francisco Unified School District
Taking matters into their own hands, a group of school districts is pushing for “ground-up” reform without the benefit of funds from the Department of Education’s Race to the Top. San Francisco Unified School District is one of seven California districts to try reform tactics with a $3 million donation from philanthropic organizations, according to […]