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Here's the latest on Code in the Schools
CodeWorks students worked hard on their summer games
Source: Technically Baltimore
August 11, 2017
New text service, Bad Batch Alert, hopes to save addicts and reform them.
Source: abc2 News
August 3, 2017
Want to know about a 'bad batch' of heroin? There's an app for that.
Source: Fox 45 News
July 18, 2017
Six Baltimore teens build text alert system addressing "emergency" opioid epidemic
Baltimore students help build app that warns heroin users of deadly batches
Source: CBS Baltimore
July 12th, 2017
CodeWorks students are getting some lessons from Baltimore entrepreneurs this week
Source: Technically Baltimore
July 11, 2017
Baltimore teens built a system that sends text alerts during heroin overdose spikes
July 6th, 2017
Charlotte James, Communications Director of Code in the Schools, on how a movement came to life.
December 29th, 2016
The first TECHealth cohort features seven projects addressing health issues.
December 6th, 2016
Code in the Schools, a Baltimore-based non-profit, teaches inner city youth skills they may not pick up at their school. That skill set includes HTML and computer programming.
November 23rd, 2016
Code in the Schools' daylong Game Jam drew about 60 participants to Station North on Saturday. It was a fitting way to cap off Baltimore Innovation Week 2016.
October 5th, 2016
The five-week coding program involved a who's who of Baltimore innovation outfits. And the students even got paid.
August 15th, 2016
For 5 weeks, Baltimore City youth get paid to learn how to code.
August 12th, 2016
Youthworks Program offers productive summer opportunities for youth.
July 3rd, 2016
Charlotte James champions tech innovation for Baltimore City youth.
May 2nd, 2016
Gretchen LeGrand has taken her place in the Baltimore tech and gaming education world and is here to stay.
March 29th, 2016
Code in the Schools puts together an intensive summer boot camp to teach basic programming concepts.
Source: The Baltimore Watchdog
March 3rd, 2016
Charlotte James discusses meaningful and measurable ways to increase diversity in the tech industry.
January 30th, 2016
Adam Savage's new show stopped by the nonprofit's Station North offices. Check out the full segment here.
January 26th, 2016
Adam Savage stopped by Code in the Schools to talk with students about their experiences.
January 25th, 2016
AT&T contributes $10,000 to Code In the Schools in Baltimore.
Source: Greater Baltimore Committee
November 18th, 2015
Code in the Schools Video Game Jam held for third year.
October 3rd, 2015
The education nonprofit welcomed guests and city officials into its new Station North HQ this weekend.
August 25th, 2015
The students participated in Code in the Schools' Prodigy program this summer.
August 18th, 2015
Young Marylanders are learning how to code and take advantage of digital technologies to bring their ideas to life.
Source: EdSurge News
February 10th, 2015
A local nonprofit teaches young students computer programming through gaming.
Source: Baltimore Magazine
WYPR speaks with Gretchen LeGrand, co-founder of Code in the Schools.
March 20th, 2014
A new nonprofit wants to teach Baltimore city school students computer coding by having them create their own video games.
June 6th, 2013
Teaching computer science principles to kids as young as 4 may seem challenging, but for Gretchen LeGrand, M.S. ’10,founder of nonprofit Code in the Schools, it’s more like child’s play.
Source: UB Magazine