Anthony Owen

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Arkansas House sends amended career and technical education bill to governor’s desk

BY: - April 5, 2023

The Arkansas House of Representatives approved a bill Wednesday that opponents argued will harm the state’s progress in computer science education. The most contentious part of Senate Bill 470 is how it changes the requirement for high school students to take a computer science course to graduate. Under SB 470, students could choose to take […]

House panel dismisses bill that opponents argue would undo state’s computer science progress

BY: - March 28, 2023

Lawmakers rejected a bill concerning career and technical education on Tuesday amid concerns that the legislation eliminated a requirement for students to take a computer science course to graduate high school.  Sen. Jim Dotson (R-Bentonville) told the House Education Committee Senate Bill 369 is the result of conversations with constituents regarding workforce education and some […]