PA099-0647 amends the School Code and requires ISBE to establish a Task Force on Computer Science Education setting forth provisions concerning the members of the task force:
- to analyze the current state of computer science education;
- to analyze current computer science education laws in other jurisdictions, both mandated and permissive;
- to identify best practices in computer science education in other jurisdictions; and
- to make recommendations to the General Assembly including fiscal commitment, if applicable.
No later than July 1, 2017, the Task Force shall summarize its findings and recommendations in a report to the General Assembly.
Meetings will be held from 1 - 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted below.