March 12, 2016

Toys that Code Have Parental Appeal

The evidence is pretty compelling. Whether your kids are growing up to be actors or farmers, physicians or plumbers, their jobs are going to require a level of technical proficiency. But, according to code.org and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, only 10% of US schools offer computer programming classes. There are currently more than 600,000 open job positions requiring computing skills, but our schools graduated only 42,000 computer science majors last year. Obviously there's an opportunity here.

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