Demand drives decision to introduce new AP computer science course

06/14/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

In response to growing demand for training students for careers in the sciences, the College Board will introduce Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles -- its first new program in seven years. There already is a Computer Sciences A program from AP, which teaches computer programming. Officials say the new course will focus more on intellectual concepts and practical applications.

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