5 BK schools selected for pilot engineering program

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the program is designed to prepare students for college and careers in the growing technical sector. The first year of the

The program will start in the fall.

The program will start in the fall. (2/25/13)

BROOKLYN - Six Brooklyn high schools have been selected for the new software engineering pilot program.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the program is designed to prepare students for college and careers in the growing technical sector. The first year of the program will focus on core topics such as computer programming, web design and robotics.

The schools selected were the High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Technical School, Ditmas Intermediate School 62, I.S. 30 Mary White Ovington and Mark Twain I.S. 239 for the Gifted and Talented.

The program will start in the fall.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Eligible Brownsville residents have until May 24 to 1 Housing lottery deadline in Brownsville quickly approaching
2 VIDEO: Police precinct adopts cat as mascot
The Brooklyn Public Library unveiled its 3 Brooklyn Public Library gets 'wild' with new cards
Police have released surveillance video of a suspect 4 The Buzz: Brooklyn deli shooting suspect
News 12 hit the streets of Brooklyn to 5 Word on the Street: Leggings on a plane

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE