An interesting question. IMHO - yes, yes school children should have at least the opportunity, and the exposure to it.
The killer quote for me was:
“The whole limit of the system is that we don’t have enough people who are trained in these skills today.”
- Mark Zuckerberg @ ~05:40
I think that it is a pity that that is the case, considering our increasing dependence on technologies in our day to day live s. I reckon that it is a good cause, and one worth supporting.
They have a petition on their site (non-US signers are welcome to sign). This site is more than just slacktivism though:
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