Wyoming Board of Education struggling with computer science standards

Published: Mar. 22, 2019 at 11:46 PM CDT
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The Wyoming State Board of Education is struggling with proposed statewide computer science standards.

The board failed to act on the standards during its meeting Thursday as it did not act on two motions — one to move forward with the draft standards and one to send the standards back to the Wyoming Department of Education for retooling.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that concerns over funding and complexity led the debate against the standards as written, while proponents stressed the need to get the standards approved as soon as possible, with the statutory 2022-23 deadline looming.

The draft standards will come up again during the state board's next meeting April 25.

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