HI SB969 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-12 - Report adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.
Pending: Senate Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, requires each public elementary school or public charter elementary school to offer instruction in the basics of computer science and computational thinking. Beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, requires each public middle or intermediate school or public charter middle or intermediate school to offer instruction in exploratory computer science. Establishes reporting requirements.

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Relating To Computer Science Education.



2019-02-12SenateReport adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to WAM.
2019-02-12SenateReported from EDU (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 240) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to WAM.
2019-02-06SenateThe committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in EDU were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Kim, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz.
2019-02-01SenateThe committee(s) on EDU has scheduled a public hearing on 02-06-19 2:55PM in conference room 229.
2019-01-24SenateReferred to EDU, WAM.
2019-01-22SenatePassed First Reading.


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