The "Cooke edX Challenge" for 7th Graders: MOOCs to Gain Recognition


An interesting initiative from edX and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation –the “Cooke edX Challenge”– to help qualified 7th grade students. They enroll in selected edX courses and successfully complete one of five. Up to 70 eligible students will receive many benefits, such as individualized counseling and funding for educational programs, through the Young Scholars Program.

These are the seven courses: