New computer science school in Richmond ready to ‘disrupt public education’

Richmond Times-Dispatch – September 3, 2017

“‘I think getting students at that young age, [CodeRVA is] going to get them that experience before the negative stereotypes that come with computing,’ [Madalene] Spezialetti said. ‘There’s a lot more to do in computer science than just sitting in a cubicle staring at a computer for 10 hours a day.'”

There aren’t any cubicles in CodeRVA (…) It’s an open floor plan where students — with school-provided Google Chromebooks — will collaborate.”

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