CHEYENNE (AP) — Discord over proposed computer science standards left the State Board of Education in a stalemate Thursday.
Two motions — one to move forward with draft standards and one to send them back to the Department of Education for retooling — failed, leaving them in limbo.
Questions over funding and complexity led the debate against the standards as written, while proponents stressed the need to get them approved in time to meet a statutory 2022-23 deadline.
Per legislation passed last year, students in every school district will have the option to take computer science courses by the 2022-23 school year. How robust the standards dictating that education will be depends on the Education