Utah's Approach to Tech Education in the Spotlight

Welcome back Heartland Tech readers, and I hope you enjoyed the holidays. It’s been an interesting week for tech education news. Yesterday, a coalition of tech companies led by IBM committed to creating new apprenticeship programs. And Lambda School — a coding program that allows students to pay via an income-share agreement — announced that it has raised a $30 million round of funding and is now valued at $150 million. VentureBeat wrote about Lambda School’s first graduating class last year.

This coincides with an interview I recently conducted with Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard about another issue in tech education — access to computer science classes in K-12. Pluralsight, an education technology company, is headquartered in Farmington, Utah.

 

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VentureBeat Tue, 01/15/2019 - 08:29