Proposal makes the case for AP computer science in Wash. schools

05/9/2013 | Olympian (Olympia, Wash.), The

A bill approved by the Washington state Legislature would allow students to use Advanced Placement computer science in place of a math or science course toward their graduation requirements. The course typically has been considered an elective, but supporters of the bill say the change could inspire more districts to offer the course -- and more students to take it -- which would better prepare them for work in other science, technology, engineering and math fields, they say.

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