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Boise State Partnership Brings Coding Skills To K-12 Schools In Idaho

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Learning to code is like learning how to speak and write a new language, and it's a good skill to have in the marketplace. According to code.org, 58% of all new jobs in Idaho are in computing. So learning to code will increase your child's odds of securing a lucrative STEM career. 

Join us for a conversation about a new program that will bring learning how to code into the K-12 system. On Idaho Matters are Peter Rissee, the Associate Dean of Extended Studies at Boise State University and Mark Woychick, the Director of Programs for the College of Innovation and Design. 

Correction: originally we attributed Mark Woychicks title incorrectly. He is the Director of Programs for the College of Innovation and Design. 

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Hi! I’m Gemma Gaudette, the host of the award-winning show, Idaho Matters. During the day you’ll find me researching and writing about all the fascinating topics we tackle on our show. And of course, at noon, each weekday you’ll find me live behind the microphone as Idaho Matters airs.