Bill Status of HB5114 101st General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-DATA-COMPUTER SCIENCE
Rep. Deb Conroy, Terra Costa Howard, Natalie A. Manley, Sonya M. Harper and Avery Bourne
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires a school board, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year and each school year thereafter, to collect data for the preceding school year and submit a report to the State Board of Education regarding student participation in computer science courses. Requires the report to include, along with other required information: (i) the total number of computer science courses offered in each school and whether these courses are advanced placement classes; (ii) the number and percentage of students who enrolled in a computer science program; and (iii) the number of computer science instructors at each school. Requires the report to be posted on the school district's website. Effective immediately.