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Chicago Public Schools Promoting Computer Science to Core Subject 236

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dmiller1984 writes "The Chicago Public Schools, the third-largest public school system in the United States, announced a five-year plan today that would add at least one computer science course to every CPS high school, and elevate computer science to a core requirement instead of an elective. CPS announced this through a partnership with code.org, stating that the non-profit would provide free curriculum, professional development, and stipends for teachers."
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Chicago Public Schools Promoting Computer Science to Core Subject

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  • by cervesaebraciator (2352888) on Monday December 09, 2013 @10:01PM (#45646545)
    I don't normally do this, but in this case I can't resist:

    And there was no boring memorization/regurgitation/essay BS like history, English, or a ton of other subjectively marked courses where the prof's favorites got the best marks.

    That's minus two points. I could mark off a few more for poor style, but you seem like a nice kid so I'll let it slide.

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