Matt Meyer
County Executive | New Castle County, DE

Thousand Kids Coding

Idea Category: Education, Equity & Opportunity


Middle and high school aged students are under-occupied during pandemic times, particularly in communities of color. We are also faced with a job market that is transitioning into the future faster than our educational system, particularly in schools serving communities of color.


We are using home based software, free devices and occasional in person meetings, to provide high quality, intensive coding classes in collaboration with our public library system. We offer much needed coding services to area businesses at affordable rates to generate income for the students and to sustain the program.

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