MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Goodie Hack [EDU] Atlanta X March 2016 Recap

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Photo Credit: Lynsey Weatherspoon Shown: “It Makes Cents” Team along with APS Board Chair Courtney English and high school student and competition judge Brenton Nesbitt

Photo Credit: Lynsey Weatherspoon Shown: “It Makes Cents” Team along with APS Board Chair Courtney English and high school student and competition judge Brenton Nesbitt

During the span of five intense days, everyday heroes and heroines from the Atlanta community assembled to improve problems in K-12 education among its low-performing schools. Celebrating Goodie Hack’s 2nd year in building technology with underserved communities, on Wednesday, March 9, Goodie Nation emerged as a new brand and unveiled solutions via “Goodie Hack EDU.” The Atlanta x March 2016 edition of Goodie Hack was an intense and fast-paced 120 hour competitive event held at TechSquare Labs where the best ideas from Goodie Ideation [EDU] were presented to an audience of developers, designers and other non tech-related professionals.

Additional insights were given at the opening ceremony of Goodie Hack, by Eshe Collins, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Board Member, and during the finale by Courtney English, APS Board chair, regarding the significance of low math and reading skills in low performing schools and the value of Goodie Nation’s heroes helping to develop solutions to solve these issues.

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http://goodienation.com/goodie-hack-edu-atlanta-march-2016-recap-heroes/

Organization Type: Education/Institution
Article Type: Expert Article
Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Location: Greater Atlanta
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