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Osborn Students in Grand Circus Program

Osborn students in the Grand Circus tech programXconomy, May 8, 2014: On Monday afternoon, a group of students from Detroit’s Osborn High School sat on the fourth floor of the Grand Circus office downtown, glued to their computer screens. They were there as part of a 10-week pilot program, in partnership with the Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation, called the Hacker Society—which aims to teach kids outside of Detroit’s innovation-and-revitalization bubble about careers in technology.

For the past eight weeks, they had been learning how to write code and build basic websites. The students had a list of elements to include in their websites, like embedded videos and HTML coding, and now the students were presenting their creations to the rest of the class while fielding questions from their instructors.

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