DATE: August 11, 2017
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:

Public Comment on the Proposed Computer Science Standards of Learning


On July 27, 2017, the Virginia Board of Education received for first review the proposed Computer Science Standards of Learning.  The Virginia Board of Education is now seeking public comment on these Standards of Learning for use in Virginia public schools. Public hearings will be announced at a later date.

 The Department of Education has posted links to the proposed Computer Science Standards of Learning on the Department of Education’s website.

 Public comment will be taken until September 11, 2017, and can be submitted to VACSstandards@doe.virginia.gov.

 Comments for the Computer Science Standards of Learning may also be sent via mail or fax to:

The Department of Education requests that this information be shared with members of your education community and local board of education.  For additional information about the proposed Computer Science Standards of Learning, please contact Timothy Ellis by email at Timothy.Ellis@doe.virginia.gov, or by telephone at (804) 225-3489.

 SRS/MS/ce