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Students learn to write code

December 14, 2013

FAIRMONT — What began as an attempt to get students more involved in computer science has exploded worldwide, with 150 Fairmont Junior-Senior High School students joining millions of others in the......

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Dec-15-13 11:51 AM

Most computer programmers with 7+ years experience make around $100k a year, not in Fairmont of course. Look it up for yourself, it is a very in demand professional in the Twin Cities Rochester and even Mankato.

Hopefully this will create some interest in some kids and they will continue learning.

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Dec-14-13 3:47 AM

Half a dozen of us did this back in 1985 as part of a state wide contest. Whoop-dee-doo! So a handful of kids write "code" for an hour. It's called being a "script kiddie". Look it up. Cut-and-paste. That's all they'll be doing...

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