Some recent news coming from the world of coding education:
Firstly, Khan Academy has recently rolled out interactive coding courses, which might serve to put to rest criticism from constructivists regarding the efficacy of Khan courses. The courses are styled so users can code along with tutorials in the browser and see the output in a separate pane in realtime. Check out this example. Here is the source.
Next, we have the story of FreeCause, a loyalty rewards company, which partnered up with CodeAcademy to come up with an initiative entitled the Codinization Project, designed to teach all of it's employees to code. CodeAcademy has gone on to partner with other companies as well, though they're unable to name those companies at this time. Though employees did not necessarily use coding in their positions, the experience was generally perceived as beneficial.
Here is the source.