HB 728

85(R) - 2017
House Public Education
Senate Education
House Public Education
Senate Education

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive


Bobby Guerra


Cesar Blanco
Dwayne Bohac
Byron Cook
Donna Howard
Sergio Munoz Jr.
Tan Parker
John Raney
Justin Rodriguez


Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa


Eddie Lucio Jr.

Bill Caption

Relating to the establishment by the commissioner of education of an advanced computer science program for high school students.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

This bill would allow school districts to establish advanced computer science programs that could count for a third mathematics or science credit. Under the program created by the bill, school districts would implement rigorous standards for computer science courses focused on the creation and use of software and computing technologies.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Given that this bill expands the amount of choice students have in their curriculum, leading to a better education system. This supports individual liberty for students, therefore we support HB 728.