Computer science education highlighted in state
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is highlighting the importance and growing interest in computer science education in West Virginia.
Tomblin issued a proclamation declaring this week as "Computer Science Education Week.''
It is part of a nationwide movement aimed at encouraging students to participate in an hour of computer coding.
Tomblin says West Virginia is seeing an increased demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction that will prepare students for highly skilled, technology-focused careers across the state.