Can an intense hit of code school for low-income kids give them job skills to find employment in the tech sector? Isn’t this what vo-tech high school programs & community colleges should be doing, and not Codecademy? (Or at least available at both?)
Can Codecademy Teach Poor Black & Brown Kids to Code?
Unemployment among youth of color is widespread & complex; can a tech education startup change things? The White House announced new participation in a jobs initiative yesterday from fast-growing technical education website Codecademy, as well as some venerable social justice oriented organizations …