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11/17/2015 - Microsoft and team up to bring "Minecraft" to the Hour of Code

11/9/2015 -, Disney and Star Wars launch Hour of Code "build-your-own-game" tutorial to broaden computer science participation

10/20/2015 - Amazon, Apple and Microsoft will give gift cards to every Hour of Code organizer

10/15/2015 - Seeking volunteers for the best Hour of Code ever

10/2/2015 - Computer science is finally included in “STEM”

9/10/2015 - 15,000 new computer science teachers

7/13/2015 - 43% of coders are girls (and a lot more)

6/3/2015 - announces 11 new partnerships to expand computer science

5/14/2015 - College Board and form an alliance to improve diversity in computer science

3/4/2015 - 53 business and education leaders join forces to expand computer science in Washington state

12/8/2014 - President Barack Obama learns an Hour of Code, joining 52M students worldwide

12/8/2014 - President Obama kicks off the Hour of Code 2014

12/4/2014 - Apple to Host Workshops for Hour of Code at Apple Retail Stores Around the World

11/19/2014 - Announcing an Hour of Code with Anna and Elsa from Disney’s “Frozen”

11/11/2014 - A mystery Hour of Code in Washington, DC

11/3/2014 - Celebrities & role-models will welcome classrooms to the Hour of Code

10/8/2014 - The Hour of Code 2014: Calling all students, teachers, parents, and engineers

9/30/2014 - Sweeping nationwide change: 14 states in 15 months change policies to support computer science

9/11/2014 - launches Code Studio - a new online learning platform

7/22/2014 - Breaking new records. An update on our 2nd quarter.

7/16/2014 - Seeing our impact: A record year for computer science

5/12/2014 - NYT, CBS, and more! An update on our last few months.

5/6/2014 - Education leaders join top CEOs to call on California Governor to expand computer science

4/24/2014 - partners with school districts reaching over 2M U.S. students.

3/18/2014 - 99% of teachers love our K-8 course

3/3/2014 - The UK Hour of Code is here!

2/25/2014 - Flappy Birthday to :)

2/7/2014 - Amazon’s Jeff Wilke joins’s Board of Directors

1/29/2014 - The Hour of Code is coming to the UK!

1/20/2014 - The "secret agenda" behind - A response to critics

1/15/2014 -'s incredible first year

12/13/2013 - In 7 days, the Hour of Code makes history and breaks records

12/12/2013 - The Hour of Code reaches 10 million students

12/9/2013 - The Hour of Code is here - with support from Obama to Shakira, Apple to Zuckerberg

10/31/2013 - One million students. One Hour of Code.

2/27/2013 - partners with ACM, grows team

2/26/2013 - Code.Org Short Film With Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg,, and Chris Bosh Gets Over 12 Million Views, Tops YouTube List

1/22/2013 - Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg,, and Chris Bosh Star in Short Film by in the news

TIME - Microsoft Is Doing Something Really Smart With Minecraft

New York Times - Youth Coding Event Gets a Hand From Minecraft

Bloomberg - Microsoft, Will Use Minecraft to Teach Kids Programming

USA Today - Hour of Code to feature Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Wired - Star Wars Characters Will Now Teach Your Kids To Code

USA Today - trains 15,000 teachers in computer science

Seattle Times - Computer science education funding approved by Washington state

USA Today - targets high school computer science

Wall Street Journal - Why coding is your child’s key to unlocking the future

Seattle Times - Why every school should teach computer science - With education moving online, do we even need teachers anymore?… YES!

TechCrunch - Launches Teacher Training Program In Districts With Highest Diversity - What Program Did Obama Write To Kick Off Hour Of Code 2014?

TEDxRainier - Hadi Partovi: Computer Science is foundational

CBS Interactive - Making code cool

NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Students Gearing Up for the Hour of Code

The Irish Independent - Ireland's head of state learns an Hour of Code - In partnership with Fox, adds Ice Age's Scrat to tutorial lineup

USA Today - How to get more girls to code: Use Frozen's Elsa

NBC Bay Area - Press:Here, Hour of Code

Fast Company - breaks Indiegogo fundraising record as it reaches halfway point

Tech Crunch - Mark Zuckerberg And John Doerr Donate $1M To Expand The Hour Of Code Campaign

Fox Business Network - 29 Companies Join Forces for the Hour of Code

Tech Crunch - Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Urges Girls To Participate In’s Hour Of Code

Los Angeles Times - and Los Angeles schools announce sweeping partnership

Wall Street Journal - Companies hope to introduce coding to 100 million students

Re/Code - How we solve the tech industry’s gender gap -’s team diversity: putting our money where our mouth is

Tech Crunch - Salesforce Pours $6M Into SF Schools, Computer Science Education

Washington Post - Washington DC-area schools get new computer science offerings with - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel supports computer science - Vice President Joe Biden urges governors to work with

MindShift - co-founder Ali Partovi: Why schools need computer science

New York Times - Reading, writing, arithmetic, and now, coding

San Francisco Chronicle - Tech leaders lobby for coding classes in California schools

CBS This Morning - Cracking the code: Push to teach computer science

NPR - Steve Jobs' death inspired goal to get kids coding

VentureBeat - gets serious, launches computer science programs in public school districts

BBC News - An hour to catch the coding bug

Fast Company - lets you code your own Flappy Bird game - Computer science is not a foreign language. Here's why.

VentureBeat - How Optimizely helped sign up 15 million students in 5 days

NPR - Is coding the language of the Digital Age? - The Hour of Code cost 6c per student impacted

Washington Post - Successful ‘Hour of Code’ prompts effort to change school policies - The real reason there aren't more women in tech

Boston Globe - Preview of writing code for future

Tech Crunch - 2 Weeks And 600M+ Lines Of Code Later, 20M Students Have Learned An “Hour Of Code”

All Things D - 15 million students learned to program this week, thanks to the Hour of Code

VentureBeat - Students wrote 500,000,000 lines of code in a single week - Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, Susan Wojcicki and Gabe Newell live chat with students nationwide

WSJ Digital Network - How to get millions of kids hooked on code

Epoch Times - NYC Department of Education partners with to expand computer science, train teachers

Washington Post - Hour of Code' campaign gets 'wild' response from kids

Bloomberg - Why aren't schools teaching more computer science?

Chicago Tribune - Chicago Public Schools partners with to add computer science as core subject

Google Developers Live - on Google Developers Live - An Hour of Code in every Apple Store in the US

CNET News - Hour of Code' to teach kids as young as 5 to program

Seattle Times - Hour of Code' event aims to demystify computer science

KSDK St. Louis - St. Louis school wins $10,000 for teaching an Hour of Code

Econsultancy - video is #20 most shared ad of 2013

VentureBeat - Extending computer science beyond 'the lucky few'

New York Times Bits Blog - Tech rivals lay down arms for youth coding - introduces "Hour of Code" campaign to inspire 10 million students to learn to code

WIRED - Forget foreign languages and music. Teach our kids to code.

CNN - Gates, Zuckerberg: Kids, learn to code

Huffington Post - Video: You Know Coding Is Cool Because Zuckerberg, Gates, And Chris Bosh Say So

VentureBeat - How is promoting an agenda of diversity & equality in the tech world

PandoDaily - has launched a meaningful attempt at education reform. Let’s hope the star-power helps

Tech Crunch - Launches To Help Make Computer Programming Accessible To Everyone

TODAY Show - Nonprofit teaches kids to write computer code

Reddit - Hadi and Ali Partovi ('s twin co-founders) AMA on Reddit

Computer Science in the news

GeekWire - Microsoft CEO: Why Minecraft is key to getting girls involved in computer science

Fortune - Microsoft to invest $75 million in computer science education

New York Times - New York City to announce 10-year deadline to offer computer science to all students

TechCrunch - Google/Gallup study: Computer science is not a priority for most schools

Wired - Why the Future Will be Made by Creators, Not Consumers

US News & World Report - Making it Count: Computer science spreads as graduation requirement

Washington Post - Chicago schools add computer science to the core curriculum

San Francisco Chronicle - Computer science not just a game for San Francisco schools

Harvard Crimson - Computer Science logs record-breaking enrollment at Harvard

GeekWire - Australian students win Microsoft's Imagine Cup with eye-scanning photo app

Bloomberg Businessweek - Business schools to MBA students: Learn to code

USA Today - National survey: 95% of computer science grads secure jobs after graduation

New York Times - Computing in the classroom: Teach it as early as possible

The Economist - A is for algorithm: a global push for more computer science

Washington Post - High school students are all about computers, little get instruction in computer science

Yahoo! Education - Computer science in the 'Best 5 degrees for job offers'

New York Times - Adding coding to the curriculum

San Jose Mercury News - co-founders talk about big social impact after Silicon Valley success

PandoDaily - Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is teaching his own kids how to code

San Jose Mercury News - We need a moon shot to propel women into computer science careers

Bloomberg - Interview with computer programmer and model Lyndsey Scott

Re/code - One scientist's bid to debug human software

Boston Globe - Will teaching kids to code boost math SAT scores?

The White House Blog - Computer Science is for everyone!

CBS Los Angeles - UCLA, LAUSD help kick off national Computer Science Education Week - President Obama calls on every American to learn computer science

Boston Globe - Harvard's CS50, a computer science course, breaks stereotypes and fills halls - How to teach kids coding without turning them into hackers

WIRED - NBA Superstar Chris Bosh: Here's why you should learn to code