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Hadi Partovi Was Raised in a Revolution. Today He Teaches Kids to Code. #MakerEducation

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Recent interview with Code.org founder Hadi Partovi from The New York Times.

Just how much influence should Silicon Valley have over the classroom? It’s a question roiling educational circles, and one The New York Times explored in a recent series of articles.

At the center of the debate are organizations like Code.org, a nonprofit group that advocates computer science training and provides coding curriculum for schools around the country.

Founded by Hadi Partovi, an Iranian immigrant who had an enormously successful career in the technology industry, Code.org is backed by companies including Google, Facebook and Microsoft.

Read more.


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