HB0281 (CH0358)

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2018 Regular Session



Education - Computer Science - Curriculum and Professional Development (Securing the Future: Computer Science Education for All)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miller, A.


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 358

Synopsis:Requiring county boards to require public high schools to offer at least one high-quality computer science course beginning in the 2021-2022 school year; establishing the Maryland Center for Computing Education to identify ways to expand access to high-quality computer science education, strengthen the skills of educators, and increase the number of computer science teachers; requiring the Center to work with certain institutions of higher education; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates A. Miller, Dumais, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Gibson, Hill, Jalisi, Korman, Krimm, Lam, J. Lewis, Lierman, McCray, McIntosh, Moon, Rose, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Sophocleus, Tarlau, Valderrama, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Education - Miscellaneous
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Community Colleges
Continuing Education -see also- Job Training
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Local Government Mandates
Minorities -see also- Women
Public Schools
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
State Universities and Colleges
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education
(12-118, 4-111.4)
Article - State Finance and Procurement

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May 11, 2018 3:26 P.M.