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Computer Science Education

Senate Bill 200 (2017, 79th Legislative Session) 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. SB 200 is a ground-breaking piece of legislation that will expand computer science education to ALL students in Nevada.

Senate Bill 313 (2019, 80th Legislative Session) was signed into law on June 6, 2019 by Governor Steve Sisolak. The bill was sponsored by Senators Woodhouse, Denis, Dondero-Loop, and Parks. SB 313 continues the work presented in SB 200 by providing funding for teacher endorsement reimbursement, NSHE pre-service teacher program development in computer science, and establishes an account to receive gifts and donations to further the CS education work in Nevada.

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