A computer skills test that many officials believe is outdated no longer will be a roadblock to a high school diploma for North Carolina students, reports the Greensboro News & Record. Legislators voted last month to stop requiring a passing grade on the computer competency test because of budget cuts and concerns that the test had lost much of its relevance. “I think we’ve gone beyond the place where we ask, ‘What is the purpose of the control key on a computer?’” said June Atkinson, state schools superintendent. Atkinson said there needs to be a shift in how schools teach...

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