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rtoz writes "Code.org has released video and infographics to explain the need for teaching "Coding" in Schools.

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that “Everyone should have the chance to learn to code in school” as part of this efforts to support code.org.

And he says,

        “Our policy at Facebook is literally to hire as many talented engineers as we can find. There just aren’t enough people who are trained and have these skills today.“

At a time when people are saying “I want a good job – I got out of college and I couldnt find one,” every single year in America there is a standing demand for 120,000 people who are training in computer science.“ says Former U.S President Bill Clinton.

Bill Gates, Chairman of Microsoft says,
“Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.“

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google says,

        “For most people on Earth, the digital revolution hasn’t even started yet. Within the next 10 years, all that will change. Let’s get the whole world coding!“"

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