Interesting article in today’s Washington Post re: fewer high school students taking computer science classes.
Sounds like several school offer programming to students as independent studies. What high schools offer Intro to Computer Programming and AP Computer Science as a formal class with a teacher?
Here are a couple of quotes.
“If they stick with it, they will be part of an elite group that is exceedingly employable, economists say, even in a recession”
“That has economic implications. "If you look at history, the nations with economic superiority are building the tools the rest of the world is using," Stephenson said.”:
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