Can Entrepreneurs Help Reinvent Public Schools?

A Microsoft engineer wanted to do something about the lack of computer science education in Seattle public schools. So he contacted a local high school and began to teach 12 students how to code. That was five years ago. Today, his program called Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) has 280 software engineers volunteering as teachers and mentors to 3,300 students in 70 U.S. high schools. They’ve developed computer science curriculum that teachers use to train students for 21st century technology careers. And their big goal is to get computer science education in every high school. That’s also...

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