Codecademy, Google and DonorsChoose team up to get more girls studying Computer Science

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Codecademy, the New York-based startup behind the learn-to-code platform of the same name, has teamed up with Google and online charity DonorsChoose to get more high-school girls interested in and studying computer science. Google.org, the philanthropic arm of technology giant Google, has pledged $1 million to the cause. When a student completes one of the courses specially designed by Codecademy, they’ll receive $125 in “rewards” courtesy of DonorsChoose. As an extra bonus, teachers will earn $500 in rewards for the classroom when four of their students finish the module online. The setup is a little different to how DonorsChoose usually...



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