H.Res.558 - Supporting the increased understanding of, and interest in, computer science and computing careers among the public and in schools, and to ensure an ample and diverse future technology workforce through the designation of National Computer Science Education Week.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3] (Introduced 06/18/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology; Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||10/20/2009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||10/20/2009 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.558 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (10/20/2009)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Supports the designation of the week of December 7 as National Computer Science Education Week.
Encourages: (1) identification by schools, teachers, researchers, universities, and policymakers of mechanisms for teachers to receive cutting edge professional development so that they can provide sustainable learning experiences in computer science; (2) exposure of students to computer science concepts; and (3) opportunities for females and underrepresented minorities in computer science.
Supports research in computer science to address what would motivate increased participation in such field.