Kansas City inaugurates Computer Olympics for youngsters

About 35 students, from kindergarten through eighth grade, attended the inaugural Computer Olympics in Kansas City, where they solved math problems and learned basic computer coding skills that could someday lead to a career. Time Warner Cable and the Black Family Technology Awareness Association of Kansas City co-sponsored the event. Event organizer George Walker said they aim to bridge the digital divide that leaves those with lower incomes with fewer opportunities to use the latest technology.

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