Bauer Business Focus

Think Kids Don’t Want To Learn Coding? Think Again

Pearland-based Code Ninjas has sold more than 100 franchised centers in 26 states in less than a year

David Graham founded Code Ninjas in 2016. He opened the first center in Pearland in spring 2017 and has since sold 108 more centers to franchisees across the United States.


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Technology is becoming ever more important for today's workforce.

And parents are recognizing that – if the success of one Pearland-based private school is any indication.

Code Ninjas teaches coding for computer software to children ages seven to 14. And it's expanding rapidly.

For this week's Bauer Business Focus, we visited Code Ninjas and sat down with the company's founder, David Graham.

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Florian Martin

Florian Martin

Business Reporter

Florian Martin is the News 88.7 business reporter and also covers criminal justice, guns and shootings.Florian's stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters, the Houston Press Club, National Association of...

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