Some educators and officials with private companies say computer science should be taught to students in K-12 schools to get more students interested and prepare them for careers in the field. "The demand by industry is far greater than supply. It's not just Google and Microsoft. It's all sectors: health care, transportation, manufacturing. Every sector is demanding more and more expertise in computing," said Jeannette Wing, head of the computer science department at Carnegie Mellon University.

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