Private sector joins in effort to teach computer coding

04/28/2013 | Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

Thomson Reuters in Eagan, Minn., is filling an educational void in the community by tasking its programmers with teaching computer coding to local middle-school students. "We have to take some of the mystery out of technology so students can understand they can learn to control it," said Rick King, Thomson Reuters' chief operating officer for technology. "We want to stimulate more people to think about technology careers."

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