Looking for the Hidden Genius Within Disenfranchised Youth

See on Scoop.itK-12 School Libraries

For low-income and disenfranchised youth, learning to code might lead to a lucrative career in an industry that’s both booming and lacking in diversity. That’s the idea behind Oakland’s Hidden Genius…

Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby‘s insight:

From the "big ideas" department at MindShift – this IS a big idea and one that is not only do-able but exciting. Could this be a ticket out of that disenfranchisement? Could we redirect young black males with coding? I’ll be thinking about this one for a while…

See on blogs.kqed.org


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