Coding

Last summer, it was announced that a local technology company, BoardDocs would finance a pilot coding program for the Park City School district’s first grade students. Now, nearly a year later, some 400 first graders have taken the first steps and the program will eventually be expanded from kindergarten through 5th grades. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with the CEO and Founder of Emerald Data Solutions Ari Ioannides and Grant Smith, the Technology Coordinator of the Avondale Arizona Elementary School District about a new Park City School District program to teach computer coding.  Mayor Jack Thomas discusses the future of the planning department now that Acting Director Kayla Sintz has resigned. Assistant Park City manager Matt Dias reviews the agenda for Thursday's City Council meeting.