Following the completion of our first-ever class in New York, CodeNow kicked off our second NYC class last weekend. More that 500 high school students submitted applications from over 150 schools and organizations all over the city! The great response we’ve received is evidence that there is a strong demand for what we’re teaching. Last [...]
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CodeNow was invited to the White House Science Fair, a celebration of the remarkable achievements of student science fair winners and young innovators from across the nation. The Fair brought 100 students from more than 40 states to an all-day, hands-on celebration of the power and potential of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. [...]
Among the President’s announcements at the White House Science Fair was the launch of US2020 – a new STEM mentoring campaign formed through a partnership with leading education non-profits and corporate leaders in the STEM field. US2020 was created to answer the call from the White House to generate big, innovative solutions to the STEM education challenge, [...]
Last weekend, CodeNow completed its first training class in NYC. Students from all 5 boroughs arrived early and gave up their weekends to learn coding. They received over 40 hours of in-person training and completed over 10 hours of online homework and extra credit. Each girl and boy has worked hard and gained fundamental skills [...]
In 2010 in the US, 3.4% of CS majors were African-American, 5.3% Latino. As tech industry grows, youth need opportunities to learn coding.