Students across the nation are participating in an international event to write at least one line of code

hour-codeMark Zuckerberg and Ashton Kutcher do it. This year, President Obama became the first president to do it.

What is it? Coding. This year's Hour of Code, which takes place any time during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 8-14), should reach even more students than it did last year, when 15 million students participated.

By 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million computing jobs for just 400,000 computer science students, according to

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