State Rep. Carol Glanville (D-Walker) speaks in support of House Bill 5649 on June 18, 2024, on the House Floor of the Michigan Capitol in Lansing.

LANSING, Mich., June 18, 2024 — State Rep. Carol Glanville (D-Walker) celebrated the passage of her bill, House Bill 5649, after a bipartisan vote out of the House of Representatives, ensuring all Michigan public high school students have access to computer science classes. The legislation mandates that all Michigan public high schools offer at least one computer science course starting with the 2027-2028 school year. Following the vote, Glanville issued the following statement:

“This legislation marks a significant step forward in ensuring our students are prepared for the future. By requiring every public high school to offer at least one high-quality computer science course, we are equipping young people with essential skills for the modern workforce. This bill will not only promote technological literacy but also foster innovation and critical thinking. Together, we are showing a commitment to the success of Michigan students.”