Should we train more students to be hackers? – The Hechinger Report

Chaitu Dandu is a 16-year-old computer hacker. But he isn’t after your passwords, social security number or credit card information. Neither were the hundreds of other young hackers who converged on a snowy Brown University earlier this month for Hack@Brown, a 24-hour “hackathon.” Dandu is part of a growing trend of high school kids entering …

Source: hechingerreport.org

Years ago I challenged students to "hack" in my school district network. Today hackathons have become a way to get kids involved in solving problems. This article shares some good examples.

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