An alarmingly large majority of U.S. teachers--78 percent--say they feel they haven't received the training they need to teach with technology in the classroom, according to new research.

The study from edtech and coding company SAM Labs, conducted online with independent research firm 72 Point, outlines the opportunities teachers see when it comes to technology in the classroom, as well as some of the biggest challenges the U.S. education system faces related to computer science and coding.

Following the White House’s recent $200M commitment to support coding and computer science in U.S. schools, and with more than 500,000 computing jobs...

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