Despite tech explosion, schools are not seeing a boon in available computer science, coding courses
California is home to Silicon Valley, a hub of technological innovation. The computer industry boasts hundreds of thousands of well-paying information technology jobs, with more on the way. IT departments are now a staple of corporate America.
Yet the large majority of California’s public high schools don’t offer dedicated computer science or computer programming courses, according to a Sacramento Bee review of teacher assignment data from the California Department of Education.
Information technology is one of the fastest-growing job sectors across California and the nation. The U.S. Bureau...