Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Enquirer.
Written by Kate Murphy.
One of the largest and fastest-growing code schools in the world is opening a campus in Cincinnati.
The Iron Yard will offer a 12-week immersive course in back-end engineering to prepare students for careers in software development starting in May.
“The reality is that code and having the ability to code is the new American dream,” said Rob McDonald co-founder of the business accelerator The Brandery. “People have learned a skill and gotten jobs and seen a dramatic increase in their compensation because of their ability to code. Access to resources like this is going to provide open doors for people that otherwise would be unable to enter labor forces of higher-paying jobs.”
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Originally published March 2, 2016.