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Inside the Classroom: Plum students learn to code with AP computer science

Jamie Martines
| Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, 6:45 p.m.

This week, go inside the classroom to learn more about the new Advanced Placement Computer Science class at Plum Senior High School. The course was piloted at schools across the country for the first time last year.

There are 61 students enrolled in the course at Plum, and about a third are female students. The course is part of a broader push across the district to include more science, technology, engineering and math—known collectively as STEM—opportunities in classrooms, said Justin Stephans, principal at Plum High School.

Jamie Martines is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at jmartines@tribweb.com, 724-850-2867 or on Twitter @Jamie_Martines.

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