DevMountain Coding Bootcamp & CIRR: What is it and who is talking about it?

This last week DevMountain joined a coalition of leading coding bootcamps who have joined forces to solve education’s most important issue: outcomes reporting. Before last week, incoming and current bootcamp students had no true insight to questions around the majority of coding bootcamp outcomes.

That’s why DevMountain has teamed up with 14 other leading bootcamps on something we are calling CIRR. The Council on Integrity in Results Reporting (CIRR) is the industry standard for educational outcomes reporting. Every coding bootcamp in CIRR will use a unified outcomes methodology, allowing for a standardized reporting.

With CIRR, our outcomes reporting will be optimized in the interests of DevMountain students. Now, bootcamp students left with questions about outcomes can look to a resource that can be trusted.

Because the CIRR organization will create truth in advertising standards, and common definitions, documentation and validation requirements for all participating organizations, it has started to turn heads. In the wake of CIRR’s launch, it has received a ton of positive press and attention this past week.

The Wall Street Journal: Coding Boot Camps Band Together to Boost Accountability

Schools aim to avoid missteps of for -profit schools by issuing audited job -placement data.

Tech Crunch: Coding bootcamps commit to transparency in reporting around job placement

A group of coding boot camps and white-collar training programs from around the country are banding together to create a single standard for reporting graduation and job placement data.

South Florida Business Journal: Organization dedicated to standardizing coding school industry formed

A coalition designed to establish and implement best practices across the coding school industry nationwide has been formed.

EdSurge News: New Reporting Agency Aims to Track Coding School Outcomes and Standards

CIRR’s inaugural 2016 cohort data will be released on March 29 along with CIRR methodologies around definitions, documentation and other requirements.

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