ADVISORY, Dec. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Code.org, the non-profit dedicated to expanding access to K-12 computer science, and the organizer of the global Hour of Code campaign will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Throughout this week, hundreds of thousands of classrooms worldwide will teach Code.org's courses in computer science and coding to tens of millions of students, from Alaska to Florida, from Argentina to Zimbabwe.
In honor of the occasion, Hadi Partovi, Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Code.org Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Code.org organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States. Code.org is supported by generous donors including Microsoft, Facebook, the Infosys Foundation, Google, Omidyar Network, and many more.
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