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Missouri lawmakers pass computer science, drug court bills


September 14, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers passed bills during a special session Friday aimed at expanding courts for people struggling with addiction in the state and encouraging high school students to take computer science classes.

Senators voted 28-1 in favor of a measure to allow high school computer science credits to count toward a math, science or practical arts credit needed for graduation. The legislation would also create an online course intended to boost career awareness for science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions.

The treatment courts bill passed 29-0...

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