Well there's great news and then there's GREAT NEWS. Today officials from the state of North Carolina announced they were joining the Microsoft IT Academy program - at each of the state's 628 high schools! The IT Academy program gives students the opportunity to learn in-demand software and technical skills as well as earn industry-recognized certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) or a Microsoft Certified Professional.

What does this mean for the high schools, teachers and students? Read the full story here or read it on ABCCBS or NBC's pages.