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AB-1967 Public postsecondary education: instructional strategies: the California Computer Science Project.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 01/21/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1967


Introduced by Assembly Member Luz Rivas

January 21, 2020


An act to amend Section 99201 of the Education Code, relating to public postsecondary education.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1967, as introduced, Luz Rivas. Public postsecondary education: instructional strategies: the California Computer Science Project.
Existing law authorizes the establishment and maintenance of 9 subject matter projects by the Regents of the University of California with the approval of the Concurrence Committee. Existing law provides that the subject matter projects are to create opportunities for researchers, higher education faculty, and elementary and secondary school faculty to work together to identify exemplary teaching practices, examine and develop research on learning, knowledge, and educational materials, and provide support to teachers to develop and enhance content knowledge and pedagogical skills. Under existing law, these provisions do not apply to the University of California unless the Regents of the University of California, by resolution, makes them applicable.
This bill would authorize the establishment and maintenance of the California Computer Science Project as a 10th subject matter project pursuant to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 99201 of the Education Code is amended to read:

99201.
 The following subject matter projects shall be authorized pursuant to this chapter:
(a) The California Writing Project.
(b) The California Reading and Literature Project.
(c) The California Mathematics Project.
(d) The California Science Project.
(e) The California History-Social Science Project.
(f) The World History and International Studies Project.
(g) The California Physical Education-Health Project.
(h) The California Arts Project.
(i) The California World Language Project.
(j) The California Computer Science Project.