DE HB15 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-2)
Status: Engrossed on January 24 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-01-05 - Introduced and Assigned to Education Committee in House
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This bill creates a requirement that all public high schools, including charter schools, shall offer at least one computer science course at the high school level by the 2020-2021 school year. Also, this bill creates a requirement that, by the 2018-2019 school year, a computer science course may satisfy one year of the total credit requirement in mathematics, excluding Algebra I, Geometry, or Algebra II or the equivalent courses. The State Board of Education shall develop guidelines addressing how computer science courses can satisfy graduation requirements.

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An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To School Curriculum And Computer Science.


Roll Calls

House of Representatives - House Third Reading (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2017-01-05 Introduced and Assigned to Education Committee in House
2017-01-18 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 3 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
2017-01-24 Passed By House. Votes: 39 YES 2 ABSENT
2017-01-24 Assigned to Education Committee in Senate
2017-03-15 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 1 On Its Merits, 2 Unfavorable

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Bill Comments