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Tim Cook thinks coding should be required in U.S. schools

Apple CEO Tim Cook was among a handful of tech execs who met with President Donald Trump today in Washington D.C. to help use technology to cut costs and further modernize the U.S. government. According to Recode, Cook thinks coding should be a requirement in schools.

The CEO has pointed to efforts such as Swift Playgrounds as Apple’s way of encouraging young kids to take up coding. Cook also agreed with Trump in saying that the United States has much to do to modernize its technology infrastructure.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.