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If you grew up and went to school in the United States, you were educated in a system that has eight times as many high-school football teams as high schools that teach advanced placement computer-science classes.

Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won’t Hire You" via The Wall Street Journal

Despite some quibbles with this op-ed piece, the fact is that our education system is not adapting fast enough to a world that is relying more and more on technology.  In order to succeed, students are going to need a more sophisticated understanding of how technology works and the hands-on knowledge to manipulate technology for some purpose.

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