Per Scholas is disrupting the skills divide by offering free, intensive IT job training to groups grossly underrepresented in IT employment today. Ninety percent of Per Scholas students are people of color, a third are women and a third are disconnected young adults. While only 20% of community college students graduate within three years, 85% of Per Scholas students graduate in fourteen weeks or less. And, 80% of those graduates secure jobs.

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