They were first graders, barely done learning their ABCs, but their Montgomery County school was launching them into a new orbit of computer coding that it is hoped won’t end until they land a high-tech job, or at least one that requires programming skills…. Experts agree that jobs that require computer-coding skills are growing more rapidly than other occupations — 12 percent faster, according to a 2016 study from the job-market analytics firm Burning Glass — with a particularly high demand in booming fields such as finance and health care. Read more >> 

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