Sunday, February 2, 2014

Coding as a Foreign Language Requirement

This is another one of those reports in which I'll establish that I am only the messenger!  -  Jim

from the Courier-Journal:

Computer programming would satisfy foreign-language requirement under Kentucky bill

Melissa Andrews, Roger McKeeFRANKFORT, KY. — Legislation that would let students use computer programming courses to satisfy foreign-language requirements in public schools moved forward in the Kentucky Senate on Thursday.    Supporters said the measure, Senate Bill 16, would help prepare students for good-paying jobs in the computer industry. It passed the Senate Education Committee on a 10-1 vote.

UPDATE | Kentucky Senate passes bill to let computer programming satisfy foreign-language requirement

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