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Obama: Computer Science as Basic as '3Rs'

In his weekly address, President Obama called upon America to make computer science "a basic skill, right along with the three 'Rs.'" He pointed out that nine out of ten parents want it taught at their children's schools, "yet right now, only about a quarter of our K through 12 schools offer computer science. Twenty-two states don't even allow it to count toward a diploma.

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gizmig2084d ago

It is great that Mr. Obama is understanding the value of computer science and coding part that can play a significant role in a child's career.