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Arizona district highlights coding’s rise to curriculum staple

| December 30, 2015
Arizona district highlights coding’s rise to curriculum staple

The Avondale Elementary school district near Phoenix, AZ, joins ranks with Chicago, New York, and San Francisco in a commitment to teaching computer science to students with one significant difference: an expedient game plan. …

Avondale district officials tell Education Week that the transformation has been smooth due to the fact that they’ve “turned all of its technology instructors into computer-programming teachers,” equipped to teach students online classes via Code.org.

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Flagstaff High School AP Academy focuses on minority recruitment. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| September 23, 2015
Flagstaff High School AP Academy focuses on minority recruitment. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

The Advanced Placement Academy at Flagstaff High School is implementing new ways to increase its enrollment, particularly among students of ethnic minorities.

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