Brenda Remess won the high school $10,000 through full commitment to an "Hour of Code" contest.
The middle-schoolers beat out dozens of older squads in a regional robotics competition.
The new curriculum is part of a citywide push to boost computer science literacy.
The contest is designed to encourage participation in STEM education fields.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Michele Clark Magnet High School.
The Lakeview business is hoping to help CPS students through a fundraiser.
The principal finds the long-term prospects of the school questionable with budget cuts.
DePaul advisers would help students choose college credit classes that could transfer to a bachelor's.
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