North Dakota is the first state in the nation to approve legislation requiring cybersecurity education.
“This is a historic first-in-nation piece of legislation that’s going to benefit North Dakota’s schools, students, families in our institutions,” said Governor Doug Burgum.
Governor Burgum signed into law House Bill 1398 which requires the teaching of computer science and cybersecurity and the integration of these content standards into the classrooms of K-12 grade.
“Cybersecurity is one of the most pressing issues we have in North Dakota,” said Gov. Burgum.
Governor Burgum says we now live in a world where information no longer only comes from books. As soon as children are born, they are surrounded by technology.
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