By Todd Bernhard
Apple knows how important education is. That's why the tech giant supported President Obama's ConnectED initiative, donating millions of dollars in hardware and software to schools. It's one of the reasons I've had an affinity for Apple, having first learned computing on an Apple ][ in the early 1980s, in high school. At the recent Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple made several strides towards ensuring there will be a strong next generation of Apple programmers.