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"These rankings, particularly the sustained upward movement by both the College of Engineering and the College of Education over the last several years, show that Purdue continues to excel in education at the graduate level," said Timothy Sands, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost. "We are pleased that the efforts of our faculty to enhance our graduate programs while expanding Purdue's research portfolio are being recognized externally."
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Fewer Students Taking High School Computer Science Classes:
The (12/21, Chandler) reports on the decline in "the portion of schools that offer an introductory computer science course," a figure that "has dropped from 78 percent in 2005 to 65 percent this year, and the corresponding decline in AP courses went from 40 to 27 percent," survey results show. The College Board even "canceled its AP computer science AB class" because of "declining enrollment." Some see the decline in computer science as "surprising," particularly given the political initiatives centered around "fueling innovation by sharpening the math, science and technology skills of the future workforce." Chris Stephenson, executive director of the Computer Science Teachers Association, "said computer science classes might be an unintentional casualty in the push to increase academic standards," as it "is not considered a core subject by the No Child Left Behind law."
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b. An upper-class student who is not in good academic standing after a semester, but who does not fall within paragraph (2)(c), shall be placed on probation for the following semester.
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c. An upper-class student whose average for the semester is no greater than 2.000, who receives final grades below C in three or more courses, or who receives final grades below C in more than one course while on probation, is not in good academic standing and may be dismissed. The Academic Standing Committee may vote to allow the student to continue on probation. The Committee will not allow the student to continue unless it finds by clear and convincing evidence that: