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Computer coding as a foreign language?

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December

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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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[Last modified: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 12:44pm]

    

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