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.

Pictured: Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump. Photo courtesy of "Reuters."

Pictured: Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump. Photo courtesy of "Reuters."

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.