The following is a transcript of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's weekly column and radio address for the weekend beginning May 1, 2015:
In 1993, doors opened at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts in downtown Hot Springs. One of its required courses from the very beginning was computer science. Or as its current director, Corey Alderdice, says, “computer science was baked into the school.”
Back then, it was rare for any school to have a computer lab or Internet access, much less offer a credited class on computer coding.