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HB 170 - Authorizes Students to Take Computer Science in Lieu of Algebra II - Ohio Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Students to Take Computer Science in Lieu of Algebra II

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (82-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Students to Take Computer Science in Lieu of Algebra II

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes high school students to take a computer science course in lieu of Algebra II to meet graduation requirements.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires students to complete either 1 unit of algebra II or 1 unit of advanced computer science to graduate from any public or chartered nonpublic high school (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes high school students to apply 1 unit of instruction in computer science to satisfy 1 unit of mathematics or 1 unit of science (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits substituting a computer science course for a life sciences or biology course (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that colleges may still require algebra II for the purpose of admission (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if a high school student applies more than 1 computer science course to satisfy curriculum requirements, the courses must be sequential and progressively more difficult or cover different subject areas within the field of computer science (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes school districts to adopt their own standards for computer science curriculum (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes schools to use private donations to support computer science programs and professional development related to those programs (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Students to Take Computer Science in Lieu of Algebra II

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