Schools need to focus on what makes computers work, not just on how to use them.
By Jane Margolis and Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, published January 19, 2014 as an opinion piece in the LA Times
Computer science is driving innovation across all fields, so it makes sense that the Los Angeles Board of Education wants to provide its students with access to the latest technology. Students who develop expertise in computer science will have automatic career advantages. But is the district taking the right steps?