Q&A: Go Code Colorado lead explains how the state designed its biggest competition ever


A public brainstorming platform, broader application requirements and a participant pool that spans the nation will support Colorado businesses in this year's annual competition.

Arkansas gov. plans tour to promote computer science in high schools


Gov. Asa Hutchinson is hoping to get more students to sign up for coding classes this fall, helping to fill a need in his state for educated workers.

Latino leaders want minority students to fill computer science jobs


The head of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation said young Latino kids should be learning about coding and computer science to fill the STEM workforce gap.

STEM camps: Agencies, schools get in the game


A growing number of government agencies, schools, startups and traditional camps are offering tech programs that appeal to kids' inner technophiles.

Free coding class attracts students and some puzzled parents


Eager kids ages 7 to 15 flock to an after-school coding "bootcamp," hosted by the Iron Yard, that's aimed at encouraging kids' interest in tech. But parents are often left scratching their heads.