Computer science is one of the fastest growing industries out there, and now the students in the Beeville Independent School District will be getting a leg up in that arena. District officials announced that they are making computer science classes mandatory for all grade levels beginning with Pre-K.

Beeville is the first school district in Texas to take this step.

The students at the local intermediate school are using a program called Globaloria to help students with the new initiave.

The Beeville ISD currently has 2,500 students.