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Report lauds Utah’s computer science education

There are challenges, too — such as lack of programming classes.



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"Even if you go into marketing, you need some computer science. You need to know how computers work, and what’s even possible to create an app for," she said. "Unfortunately, our education system is behind. … We think, ‘This is what we learned when we were in school, so this is what kids need to learn when they’re in school,’ and it’s hard to keep up."

lwhitehurst@sltrib.com

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On Friday, members of the Utah State Board of Education will receive a report from a task force that recommends improvements in how the state teaches computer literacy.

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