2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Simonds
Review Implementation of Computer Science Standards of Learning (language only)

Item 137 #4h

Item 137 #4h

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 139, after line 29, insert:

"Q. The Department of Education shall perform a comprehensive review of the implementation of the 2017 Computer Science Standards of Learning by school divisions, including implementation of the K-8 standards and alignment of middle and high school courses and pathways.  This review shall include implementation processes at the local level and address opportunities for enhanced collaboration with relevant computer science stakeholders to expand computer science education opportunities for all Virginia students, and relevant professional development opportunities for teachers.  The review shall also include profiles of successful implementation in select school divisions and information from school divisions about resources and professional development needed to continue enhancing access to computer science education for students and teachers.  The Department shall submit its review to the Chairs of the House Appropriations, Senate Finance and Appropriations, House Education, and Senate Education and Health Committees no later than November 1, 2021."  


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)