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Iowa Legislature Processing Computer Science Bill

Iowa may join 30 other states in the U.S. that have adopted statewide standards and policies to make computer science count for high school graduation credit.

The bill inspired by the STEM Council’s Computer Science working group recommendations calls for developing high-quality K-12 computer science standards, providing a teaching endorsement in computer science and incentivizing voluntary professional development and implementation for schools that offer computer science classes. If successful, Iowa will join 30 other states in the U.S. that have adopted statewide CS standards or passed policies to make computer science count for high school graduation credit.

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