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Successful ‘Hour Of Code’ Computer Tutorials Prompts Effort To Change School Policies

The Partovi brothers came up with “Hour of Code,” a Web site and campaign that offers free hour-long tutorials in computer coding for students in kindergarten through high school. Celebrities including President Obama to NBA star Chris Bosh to Ashton Kutcher promoted “Hour of Code” last month, giving it a glamorous sheen that’s absent from most education initiatives.