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Arkansas leading way on computer classes, Texas left in dust

By Brian Fanney

This article was originally published March 20, 2016 at 5:45 a.m. Updated March 21, 2016 at 5:45 a.m.

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Noemy Sotelo (left), a junior at Bryant High School, takes part in an advanced computer programming class last week. “It’s like a puzzle to solve. It’s like a game — really cool, really interesting,” Sotelo said.

Bryant High School computer programming instructor Brenda Qualls (rear), who has a background in computer information systems and programming, said co...



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Texas was the first state to require that all high schools teach computer science, but Arkansas schools catapulted ahead in the past year after a mandate from the governor backed by millions in funding, said state and national advocates.

Bryant High School computer programming instructor Brenda Qualls (rear), who has a background in computer information systems and programming, said co...



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Print Headline: State leading way on computer classes; First to require coding courses, Texas left in dust

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Nucdog110 says... March 22, 2016 at 8:47 a.m.

Way to go Gov Hutchinson! We could have our own silicone valley here soon!

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GoBigRed says... March 22, 2016 at 9:18 a.m.

Sorry Nucdog, not with our slow internet speeds.

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mrcharles says... April 7, 2016 at 11:38 a.m.

Texas Politicians say [ well gov Perry did mumble a lot, or forget what he was going to say] , we dont need no stinkin computers or science, WE HAVE JESUS ,MOSES AND THE SAINTS.

There duly elected wacko on the State School Board will bring forth bronze age altar sacrifices , which is the proper role of the state in Education of progeny. Need to know about the soul before you know about the earth being the center of the universe.

Poo Asa may not be long for this political world, the Wacko's are getting very restless due to his rational thinking from time to time. Nothing makes them madder than a jealous G-d than to have to deal with 21st century science and rational thinking.

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