Is Coding the New Literacy? Why America’s schools need to train a generation of hackers. By Tasneem Raja, published on Mother Jones on Jun. 16, 2014. In the winter of 2011, a handful of software engineers landed in Boston just ahead of a crippling snowstorm. They were there as part of Code for America, a program that places idealistic young coders and designers in city halls across the country for […]