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This isn't going to help the industry. The Internet is changing the way we learn and software development is at the edge of the trend. Software lends itself to this in part because its a meritocracy in which competence is easy to recognize independent of accredited degrees, and because the tools change so fast traditional institutions have trouble keeping up.

Its extremely unlikely regulation can do as good a job as the default market forces in identifying quality programs, and it will likely put a huge damper on people trying to do innovative things with technical education in the state.

disclaimer: I run a one year 'developer bootcamp' in rural india - http://jaaga.in/study

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