Students from California's Concord High School were among teams from around the world vying for top honors at an international robotics competition held last month in Dallas. The students did not win the competition, but their school's robotics curriculum was recognized for its rigorous instruction in science, technology, engineering and math. "These kids have tangible, intellectual skills that they can use to go forward and develop careers," one parent said. "It teaches kids to conceptualize ideas and to carry them through."
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