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After Lawsuit Over Misleading Claims, Coding Bootcamp Flatiron School Acquired by WeWork

After Lawsuit Over Misleading Claims, Coding Bootcamp Flatiron School Acquired by WeWork | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

LIFE AFTER LAWSUIT: WeWork, an office leasing startup, has acquired the online and in-person coding bootcamp Flatiron School, Axios reports. Terms of the deal, which was signed on Oct. 11, were not disclosed.

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According to EdSurge: "Flatiron claimed a 98.5 percent employment rate on its website before reaching a settlement with New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman." 'Nuff said..

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Coding Bootcamps: Here's What You Need to Know - InformED

Coding Bootcamps: Here's What You Need to Know - InformED | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
As many of today’s industries become increasingly reliant on the internet and other digital services, it’s no surprise that the rise in demand for skill in these areas has led to an increase in hype and interest in becoming a software developer. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has determined that the employment of software... Read More
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Excellent advice-Tryout something free like Code Academy  and talk to a recent grad to see if the boot camp money (lots of it) is worth it, and if you think you'll actually like programming!

 

One of my intro to HTML/CSS students first looked into a local coding bootcamp, and realized he couldn't learn what he needed to know in the short time the content was crammed into.  The community college course was online, longer (like he needed), and much less expensive.

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