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Morning Read: Governor signs bill that will expand access to computer science, starting in kindergarten

LA School Report | September 28, 2016



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Gov. Brown signs law to plan expansion of computer science education

Gov. Jerry Brown Jr. on Tuesday signed into law a bill that begins a three-year planning process to expand computer science education for all grades in California’s public schools, beginning in kindergarten. Authored by Assemblymember Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, the bill, Assembly Bill 2329, requires State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to create by September 2017 a 23-person advisory panel to be charged with developing a long-term plan to make computer science education a top priority in the state. By Pat Maio, EdSource

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