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West Virginia becomes first state to make computer science a graduation requirement

by Betsy Foresman

West Virginia has become the first state to require all public high-school students satisfy a computer science education requirement before graduating. Senate Bill 267 was signed Thursday by Gov. Jim Justice during a ceremonial event held at Cranberry-Prosperity Elementary School in Beckley, West Virginia. The law requires the State Board of Education create and adopt a computer science education plan for each grade level. It also requires the Department of…