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Computer science counts as science elective - 2019 - starting immediately, high school students can count certatin CS courses towards the science electives for a Core 40 diploma.
Memo to superintendents and principals - https://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/news/science-memo-april-19.pdf
Diploma requirements - https://www.doe.in.gov/school-improvement/student-assistance/indiana-graduation-requirements
Computer science teaching license - 2019 - state of Indiana changes name of license category from "computer educator" to "computer science". Standards for the license have also been updated - REPA 2019 - Computer Science.
Indiana STEM Teach IV - with support for teachers to take courses and workshops for free. Apply by Nov 15 - https://stemteachindiana.org/teachers/, list of spring courses/workshops to be announced soon (be on the look out for our CS 151 Intro to Computer Science as an option to take online for free!).
IndianaComputes! CS Homeroom - launching in a rollout across the state in late fall and winter 2019-2020, to support computer science locally throughout the state.
Press release - IU
Computer Science Teaching minor - proposal working through approval at Indiana State University with plan to launch in fall 2020. Current ISU students can take courses for the minor already; contact us.
Indiana Department of Education recommends providers to provide training for K-12 computer science.
IDOE recommendations - https://www.in.gov/idoa/proc/recommendations/rfp-20-009.htm
Providers - IndianaComputes!, CodeHS, NexTech, Project Lead the Way, iDEW at IUPUI
Final Contracts - signed by early 2020
Indiana Computer Science Higher Education Advisory Board (IN-CS-HEAB) formed - a consortium of universities working to help meet state goals for computer science education.
Press releases - ISU, IU
Participating universities - Ball State University, Goshen College, Hanover College, Indiana State University, Indiana Wesleyan University, Indiana University, Indiana University Northwest, Indiana University South Bend, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Purdue University Fort Wayne, University of Evansville, University of Notre Dame, University of Southern Indiana
Indiana Department of Education issues RFP 20-009 - request for proposals for providers for state-funded training in computer science to K-12 educators.
Request for proposals - https://www.in.gov/idoa/proc/bids/20-009/
Indiana Senate Bill 172 - Indiana senate passes bill mandating computer science in K-12 by 2021 and state funding to provide teacher training in computer science.
Official text - https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2018/bills/senate/172
Press coverage - Inside Indiana Business, WTHI
Code.org Indiana computer science statistics (2018) - https://csedweek.org/advocacy/state-facts/IN.pdf