One local school will be receiving nearly $238,000 to expand its computer science program.
This is part of Governor Tom Wolf’ s PAsmart Initiative aimed at expanding Science and Technology Education.
Erie Rise Academy will use the money to introduce coding and robotics to students in grades 6-8.
Over the next decade, seven out of ten jobs in the state will require workers to use computers and new technologies.
26 other statewide schools received funding totaling $10.8 million.