Computer coding as a foreign language?
A Broward County Democrat wants to let high school students take computer coding courses in lieu of traditional foreign language classes necessary for graduation.
The proposed law from Sen. Jeremy Ring, D-Margate, would also require high schools to offer computer coding courses of "sufficient rigor" so students can exercise this alternative.
Another change: Students pursuing a Florida Bright Futures Scholarship would have to earn at least two credits in computer coding in order to be eligible to apply.
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