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EdX recently announced the 2016 Cooke edX Challenge where scholarship-eligible seventh grade students are given the opportunity to successfully complete a selected edX course to get a leg up in the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program. Last year, we proudly announced that out of the 2,000 applications submitted, with only 70 scholarships awarded, 10 edX learners were given the honor of becoming a...

Read More about EdX Learner Awarded Scholarship and Learns the Value of Accessible Education

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Last year, edX and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program collaborated on a scholarship challenge for advanced middle school students. Scholarship- eligible seventh grade students who successfully completed a selected edX course secured a semi-finalist position in the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program. In November, we proudly announced that 10 of the 70 Cooke Young Scholars were edX learners. Read on to learn...

Read More about Ellie Cook: Becoming a Cooke Young Scholar with edX

Computer Science Education Week Hour of Code
Posted in: Learner News

Learn to code and program in Java, Python, Scratch, C#, and more! From December 7 – 13, edX will be celebrating Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code – join learners from around the world and try an Hour of Code, and then continue your computer science learning on edX. We’ve pulled together some great computer science courses to help you begin or enhance your computer science and...

Read More about Learn Computer Science. Try an Hour of Code on edX during CSEdWeek.