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September 29, 2017: Reno, NV - Face the State
Cindi Chang, Programs Professional for Computer Science and STEM at the Nevada Department of Education, interviewed on Face The State with Arianna Bennett, on the "reboot" that our Nevada State Computer Science Education will be getting over the next few years. Ms. Chang discusses the new K-12 Computer Science standards, Senate Bill 200, and other initiatives.
June 15, 2017: Carson City, NV - Senate Bill 200 expands computer science education throughout Nevada.
Senate Bill 200 was signed into law on June 15, 2017 by Governor Brian Sandoval. The bill was sponsored by Senators Woodhouse, Denis, Ford, Spearman, Candela, Atkinson, Cannizzaro, Gansert, Manendo, Parks, Ratti, and Segerblom. SB200 is a ground-breaking piece of legislation that will expand computer science education to ALL students in Nevada.
August 23, 2017: Las Vegas, NV - New K-12 Computer Science Standards writing begins.
Twenty-six individuals across the state convened at the Nevada Department of Education in Las Vegas to develop brand new Computer Science standards for grades K-12. "Our students will become not only consumers of technology but creators of it", stated Cindi Chang, NDE Programs Professional for Computer Science and STEM.