Should computer science be part of the math, science curriculum?

03/5/2013 | ITBusinessEdge.com

Computer science could be considered a legitimate course to help meet a student's math or science requirements for graduation, however, it is often taken as an elective, blogger Susan Hall writes in this post. With mounting requirements in the core subjects, many students may find it harder to fit computer science into their schedules, she notes. A bill under consideration in Washington state -- reportedly supported by a majority of voters -- would make that state the ninth in the country to allow computer science courses to fulfill math or science requirements, Hall adds.

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