GitHub goes to school

Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of, a site dedicated to using GitHub at school.

Students, teachers, and schools all over the world use GitHub to teach and learn better, together. screenshot

We want to help the next generation of developers build the future. We’ve been quietly offering educational discounts for years, with more than 1,200 classrooms and 70,000 students signing up to date. Now, we’re making it official:

  • Free Micro accounts for students and teachers
  • Free GitHub organization accounts for classroom use
  • A 25% discount for all other educational use cases

If you’d like to sign up for one of our educational plans, be sure to add and verify your school-issued email address, then head on over to the new site to apply for a discount.

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