Computer science can now be counted as a core math or science credit toward high school graduation.
Computer science can now be counted as a core math or science credit toward high school graduation. The Kansas State Board of Education voted to approve the recommendation Tuesday, June 8, during its monthly meeting in Topeka.
The Kansas State Board of Education will conduct its next monthly meeting Tuesday, June 8, and Wednesday, June 9, in Topeka (Landon State Office Building, Board Room, Suite 102).
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