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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman last week agreed to settle charges that New York City-based code bootcamp Flatiron School operated without a license and failed to adequately disclose information about the employment outcomes of graduates. Flatiron School has agreed to pay $375,000 in restitution to eligible …

  1. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

    Inflated Claims

    Given the ambiguous statements made by many about post graduation employment, Shyster Schneiderman has plenty of targets including an Ivy.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Inflated Claims

      Nope, a part time, zero hour contract in Sports Direct is still working..... apparently. Just ask many a Uni Grad.

  2. Herby Silver badge

    So...

    This is where the "wonderful coding" that populates The daily WTF. They must use the _Learn_<insert topic here>_in_24_hours_ as a textbook.

    Sorry, but it takes a few years to be "good", and hopefully you have some "real world" experience.

    1. Bandikoto

      Re: So...

      Hush you. Without this constant stream of "programmers"/"coders", how can they effectively suppress wages fight the tech worker shortage?

      I ran into some of these types here in Flyover Country, and they were claiming that their grads got jobs that paid what turns out to be half the going rate here, which is less than what the imports get, even.

    2. DJSpuddyLizard
  3. David Roberts Silver badge
    Trollface

    The "how to run a business" unit of the course

    Was less successful than the coding parts.

  4. Ken Moorhouse Silver badge

    Alternative sequence of events...

    Schneiderman asked Flatiron why they were still teaching Flowcharts. Flatiron told Schneiderman to goto...

  5. Robert Grant

    Boot camps are a ripoff waste of time

    1) Content is all free and online.

    2) Goto (1)

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