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It’s a Google and Amazon world. And these kids are taking this step to work there


Teenagers working on a coding challenge that is part of a web development class at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami campus. 600 students, age 16-18, who qualify for the free lunch programme in the Miami-Dade school system  attend a camp that teaches them important skills in technology and coding. — Photos: Miami Herald/TNS

Teenagers working on a coding challenge that is part of a web development class at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami campus. 600 students, age 16-18, who qualify for the free lunch programme in the Miami-Dade school system attend a camp that teaches them important skills in technology and coding. — Photos: Miami Herald/TNS

MIAMI: Tech is work and work is tech. And a group of Miami kids don't want to be left out when it comes to a job. 

They may still be in high school, but hundreds of students from disadvantaged homes are in boot camp this summer. They're learning coding and app development – and about the jobs they can pursue after graduation. 

   

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