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From the ECS State Policy Database
High School--Dual/Concurrent Enrollment


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State Status/Date Level Summary
ALSigned into law 04/2014P-12
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CTE Dual Enrollment
S.B. 184 - CTE Dual Enrollment
The appropriations bill makes a $5 million appropriation for dual enrollment, to be expended at the direction of the Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System to continue, expand, and develop career-technical education programs. Directs the chancellor...

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ALSigned into law 03/2014P-12
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State Income Tax Credit for Career-Technical Dual Enrollment Program
H.B. 384
Provides a state income tax credit to individuals and businesses that make contributions for qualifying educational expenses directly associated with the Career-Technical Dual Enrollment Program as defined by the state board for tax years beginning January 1, ...

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INSigned into law 03/2014P-12
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Career and Technical Education Diploma and Dual Enrollment
H.B. 1213
Requires the Indiana career council to appoint a subcommittee to review current Core 40 diploma course offerings, make recommendations concerning changing course requirements, and examining and making recommendations concerning career and technical education o...

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UTSigned into law 03/2014P-12
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Snow College Concurrent Education Program
S.B. 38
Establishes the Snow College Concurrent Education Program ("program"). Directs Snow College to establish and administer the program to provide:
(1) a consistent two-year schedule of concurrent enrollment courses delivered through interactive video conferencing...

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ALSigned into law 02/2014P-12
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Alabama Workforce Council
S.B. 217
Establishes the Alabama Workforce Council to advise and support the chancellor of the Alabama Community College System and the superintendent of the Alabama Department of Education. Establishes membership. Provides the council will promote, coordinate and coll...

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MESigned into law 07/2013P-12
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An Act To Create an Educational Collaborative To Implement a Program That Enables Career and Technical Education Students To Earn College Credits while Attending High School, (LD 1412)
S.P. 506
Establishes a collaborative board composed of representatives of career and technical education programs, high schools and publicly supported postsecondary institutions in the State to implement a program that enables career and technical education students to...

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ME(S) PASSED TO BE ENACTED, IN CONCURRENCE. 07/2013P-12
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An Act To Expand Access to Early Postsecondary Education, (LD 963)
H.P. 677
This bill makes the following changes to the early postsecondary education programs statutes:1. It creates a permanent Commission on Expanding Early Postsecondary Access for High School Students;2. It clarifies that adult education students, home school studen...

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VISigned into law 07/2013P-12
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Dual Credit Program
Bill 30-0011
Establishes a dual credit program between the Department of Education and the University of the Virgin Islands to allow high school students to enroll in academic or career-technical college-level courses, but not remedial or developmental courses, to simultan...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12
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Texas Workforce Innovation Needs Program
H.B. 3662
Creates the Texas Workforce Innovation Needs Program. Provides the purposes of the program are to provide selected districts, and public and private or independent institutions of higher education, with the opportunity to establish innovative programs designed...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12
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Dual Credit Funding
S.B. 31
Prohibits the higher education coordinating board from including in its instruction and operations formula semester credit hours for dual credit earned at the institution, unless the credit is in a course in the institution's core curriculum, a career and tech...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12
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Texas Fast Start Program
S.B. 441
Directs the Texas Workforce Commission, in partnership with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, to establish and administer the Texas Fast Start Program to identify and develop methods to support, and to provide support for, competency-based, rapid-...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12
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Enrollment Assistance Duties of Institutions of Higher Education
H.B. 2550
From fiscal note: Relates to the consolidation of the Higher Education Enrollment Assistance Program and the Higher Education Assistance Plan, and the transfer of certain enrollment assistance duties to institutions of higher education. Requires institutions o...

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FLSigned into law 05/2013P-12
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Dual Enrollment
S.B. 1514 - Dual Enrollment
Repeals a provision that allowed a Florida College System institution to limit dual enrollment participation based upon capacity and to include such limitation in the dual enrollment agreement with a school district.

Transfers responsibility for paying dual e...

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HIPassed 05/2013P-12
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Jump Start Program
S.C.R. 96
Commends the Jump Start Task Force on the creation of the Jump Start program (http://uhcc.hawaii.edu/jumpstart/), encourages expansion of the program to schools on the islands of Maui and Hawaii, and requests the department of education adn the University of H...

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MDSigned into law 05/2013P-12
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Dual Enrollment Costs
S.B. 740
Prohibits a public institution of higher education from charging tuition to a dually enrolled student. Requires the local board of education to pay a specified amount for up to four courses in which the student is enrolled. For each course in excess of four, t...

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COSigned into law 04/2013P-12
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ASCENT (Concurrent Enrollment)
H.B. 1219 - ASCENT (Concurrent Enrollment)
Directs the concurrent enrollment advisory board to make recommendations for a funding allocation model, to be approved by the state board by July 2013, in the event the number of qualified students exceeds available appropriations. Repeals certain provisions ...

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FLSigned into law 04/2013P-12
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Career Dual Enrollment
S.B. 1076 - Career Dual Enrollment
Authorizes career dual enrollment students to earn industry certifications for credit toward high school graduation. Repeals provision prohibiting career dual enrollment from being used to enroll students in isolated career courses. Amends definition of "caree...

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HIPassed 04/2013P-12
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Jump Start Program
S.R. 62
Commends the Jump Start Task Force on the creation of the Jump Start program, a career and technical education dual credit program for high school seniors at Honolulu Community College and Kapiolani Community College. Encourages expansion of the program to sch...

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WYSigned into law 02/2013P-12
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Concurrent Enrollment
H.B. 163
Creates the Wyoming Adjunct Professor Loan Repayment Program to provide assistance to public school teachers in attaining necessary qualifications to provide instruction in concurrent enrollment programs. Charges the Wyoming Community College Commission with a...

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ARAdopted 12/2012P-12
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Rules Governing Dual & Concurrent Enrollment
AR ADC 005.15.7-1.00 through ADC 005.15.7-5.00
Establishes requirements, procedures concerning concurrent college and high school credit for students who have completed the eighth grade. Finds that students are responsible for all costs of higher education courses. Requires school districts that pay for hi...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12
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Career Technical Education Pathways Program
S.B. 1070
From bill summary: Establishes the Career Technical Education Pathways Program until June 30, 2015, which requires the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges and the Superintendent of Public Instruction to assist economic and workforce regional develo...

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ALSigned into law 05/2012P-12
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Workforce Investment
S.B. 318 - Workforce Investment
From K-12 appropriations bill: Provides that workforce development funds may be expended for technical dual enrollment programs. Also requires that up to $200,000 be used to provide regional council seed funding in Regions 3 and 8 to develop leadership strateg...

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COSigned into law 05/2012P-12
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High School Early Assessment and Intervention
H.B. 1345 (sections 13 to 15)
Allows districts and charter schools to administer to 9th-12th-grade students the basic skills placement or assessment tests that are used for first-time college freshmen. Districts can administer the test as often as necessary, but the state education departm...

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TNSigned into law 05/2012P-12
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Dual Enrollment & Transfer
S.B. 2809
Provides that a dual credit course created by a high school and community college, whether as an elective or major core requirement, should be transferable to all public postsecondary institutions. Specifies similar transfer guarantees for credits earned by hi...

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VASigned into law 05/2012P-12
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Dual Enrollment for High School Students
H.B. 1184
Requires local school boards and community colleges to develop agreements allowing high school students to complete an associate's degree or a one-year Uniform Certificate of General Studies from a community college concurrent with a high school diploma.
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MNSigned into law 04/2012P-12
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Postsecondary Enrollment Options
H.F. 2949
Requires data annually reported to legislative education committees to include data on postsecondary enrollment options, including concurrent enrollment.
Article 1, Sec. 10

Permits the parent of an alternative pupil participating in postsecondary enrolllment...

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TNSigned into law 04/2012P-12
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Accumulation of Postsecondary Credit
H.J.R. 602
Expresses need to expand postsecondary credit-earning opportunities for high school students and urges state education agencies to provide assistance to any organizations conducting a statewide study of the issue.
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/107/Bill/HJR...

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NMSigned into law 02/2012P-12
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Tribal College Dual Credit Programs
S.B. 256
Provides funding for Tribal colleges that participate in the dual credit program for high school students to offset waived tuition and fees; creates the Tribal college dual credit program fund.
http://www.nmlegis.gov/Sessions/12%20Regular/bills/senate/SB0256.p...

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MEIssued 07/2011P-12
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Establishes the Governor's Task Force on Expanding Early Post-Secondary Access for High School Students
Executive Order 19 FY 11/12
Establishes the Governor's Task Force on Expanding Early Post-Secondary Access for High School Students. Provides that the purpose of the task force is to develop recommendations for short-term and long-term solutions to expand access to early post-secondary o...

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LAAdopted 06/2011P-12
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Study of Dual Enrollment Programs
H.C.R. 23
Urges and requests the Board of Regents and the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to study jointly the source, nature, and amount of funding allocated to dual enrollment initiatives, to determine the appropriateness of such funding, and to dete...

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NCVeto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011P-12
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Career and College Promise
H.B. 200 - Career and College Promise
Directs the state board of education and North Carolina Community College System to establish the Career and College Promise program to offer opportunities for high school students to dually enroll in community college courses that provide pathways (CTE pathwa...

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NCSigned into law 06/2011P-12
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College Transfer Certificate
H.B. 200 - College Transfer Certificate
Directs the North Carolina Community College System, University of North Carolina General Administration, and the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to develop a plan for articulation of a college transfer certificate to all UNC institutions ...

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ORSigned into law 06/2011P-12
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Accelerated College Credit
S.B. 254
Defines "accelerated college credit programs" to include dual credit, two-plus-two, advanced placement and International Baccalaureate programs. Directs the department of education to administer a grant program to provide grants to districts, community college...

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TXSigned into law 06/2011P-12
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College Credit Program Oversight
S.B. 149
Authorizes the commissioner of education to adopt rules as necessary concerning the duties of a school district under the college credit program (under which students may earn the equivalent of at least 12 semester credit hours of college credit through Intern...

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FLSigned into law 05/2011Postsec.Postsecondary Education Funding
S.B. 2150
From Legislative Budget Committee Summary:

Coenrollment in Public Schools and Adult Education Programs
Prohibits funding for coenrollment in public schools and adult general education programs, except that for the 2011-2012 fiscal year students may enroll i...

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GASigned into law 05/2011P-12
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Dual Credit
H.B. 186 - Dual Credit
Repeals Section 20-2-161.1 relating to enrollment of high school students in postsecondary courses. Directs the state board, the board of regents of the University System of Georgia and the board of technical and adult education to jointly (1) Establish the el...

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NESigned into law 05/2011Postsec.Postsecondary Institution Act, Dual Enrollment, College Admission Testing in 11th Grade
L.B. 637
Adopts the Postsecondary Institution Act and amend provisions of the Private Postsecondary Career School Act. Sec. 85-961 currently provides that community colleges (with exceptions specifically authorized by statute and the Coordinating Commission for Postsec...

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IASigned into law 04/2011P-12
Community College
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District-to-Community College Program and Facilities Pilot Program
S.F. 424
Establishes district-to-community college program and facilities sharing pilot program. Authorizes a consortium of four or more districts and a community college to request approval to participate. Sets parameters and timeliness.
http://coolice.legis.state.ia....

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MSSigned into law 03/2011P-12
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Community College
Dual Enrolled Students
S.B. 2869
Revises provisions relating to dual enrollment students. Defines dual enrolled student, specifies that course prerequisites will be the same for dual enrolled students as for regularly enrolled students at that university, community or junior college.
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UTSigned into law 03/2011P-12
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Advisement and Student Data for Concurrent Enrollment
H.B. 288
Requires the state board of education and board of regents to coordinate advising to a prospective or current high school student who participates in the concurrent enrollment program. Specifies that "advising" include information on general education requirem...

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CASigned into law 09/2010P-12
Community College
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Reporting by California Community Colleges
A.B. 1713
From bill analysis: Authorizes the California Community Colleges (CCC) to consolidate annual reports on concurrent enrollment and special admits into a single report and changes the due date from November 1 to March 1. Changes the due date from May 1 to July 1...

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RISigned into law 06/2010P-12
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Bachelors Degree in Three Timeline
H.B. 7342, S.B. 2124
Moves from February 2010 to February 2011 date by which the board of governors for higher education must present to the general assembly an initial report, recommendations and timeline on the "Bachelors Degree in Three" program. Delays start of pilot "Bachelor...

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AZSigned into law 04/2010Community College
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Dual Enrollment
H.B. 2040
Changes various community college reporting requirements relating to dual enrollment programs. Changes the dual enrollment reporting requirements from being submitted annually to only in odd-numbered calendar years. Removes the following community college annu...

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WVAdopted 04/2010P-12
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Early Enrollment Guidelines Revision
Title 133, Series 19
Revises the state's long-standing rule for setting forth principles and policy for public colleges and universities to offer college credit courses for qualified students in high schools to assure uniform application of standards of academic integrity relating...

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NMSigned into law 03/2010P-12
Community College
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Dual Credit Program and Indian Education High Schools
H.B. 90
Includes Federal Bureau of Indian Education high schools and tribal colleges in a dual credit program; includes charter schools and a bureau of Indian education high school; provides for payment of textbooks and supplies.
http://nmlegis.gov/Sessions/10%20Regul...

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GAAdopted 01/2010P-12
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Dual Enrollment
160-4-2-.34
Rule 160-4-2-.34 has been repealed and a new rule adopted. ...

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MTAdopted 11/2009P-12
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Community College
Dual Credit-Only License
ARM 10.57.102, .201, .204, .215, .301, .413, .420, .425, .426, .437,.438
Establishes new rules regarding Class 8 dual credit-only postsecondary faculty license endorsements. ...

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RISigned into law 11/2009Postsec.
Community College
Bachelors Degree in Three
H.B. 5286
Authorizes the Bachelors Degree in Three program, a new educational initiative designed to expedite the process so that students can earn a bachelor's degree at a state college or university within 3 years; requires the establishment of a credit transfer polic...

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ILSigned into law 08/2009P-12
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Dual Credit Quality Act
H.B. 1079
Creates the Dual Credit Quality Act. Requires the Illinois Community College Board and the Board of Higher Education to develop policies to permit multiple measures using differentiated assessment for granting eligibility for dual credit to students. Authorize...

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ILSigned into law 08/2009P-12
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Repeals Minimum Age for Postsecondary Admission
S.B. 263
Removes a provision that prohibits a student from being admitted to instruction in any of the departments of the university who has not attained the age of 15 years and who has not previously undergone a satisfactory examination in each of the branches ordinar...

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NDSigned into law 08/2009P-12
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Makes Grade 10 Students Eligible for Postsecondary Options
H.B. 1273
Adds students enrolled in grade ten as eligible for enrollment in a postsecondary options program.
http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/61-2009/bill-text/JBEH0200.pdf...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12
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Funding Formulas
H.B. 1 - Section 3314.088, 3365.04, 3365.041, 3365.07, 3365.08, 3365.10 and 3365.12
Partially from the DOE summary of H.B. 1: Adjusts payments to community schools and STEM schools as well as other payments/transfers:
--Sets the formula amount for community schools and STEM schools at $5,718 in FY 2010 and $5,703 in FY 2011, except for comput...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12
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Community College
Increasing Workforce in High-Demand and "Green" Occupations
H.B. 1935 and H.B. 3, Section 64
Establishes the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant program and fund to award grants to public junior colleges and public technical institutes, and to eligible nonprofit organizations to:
(1) Develop or support nonprofit organizations' programs that pre...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12
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State Virtual School Network
H.B. 3646 - Sections 35-38
Section 35: Directs the commissioner to establish rules regarding procedures for verifying that teachers of electronic courses through the state virtual school network successfully completed the required professional development before teaching the course. Req...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12
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K-12/Postsecondary Sharing of Facility Costs
H.B. 3646 - Section 74
Authorizes a school district and an institution of higher education located wholly or partially in the county in which the district is located to contract for the district to pay a portion of the costs of designing or building an instructional facility or stad...

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COSigned into law 05/2009P-12
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Community College
Dual/Concurrent Enrollment Program
H.B. 1319
Repeals the high school fast track program, the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act, and the Fast College Fast Jobs Act. Allows school districts to partner with institutions of higher education to offer college courses to qualified high school students. Requi...

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COSigned into law 05/2009P-12
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Community College
Dual Enrollment and Career/Tech Programs
S.B. 285
Includes career and technical education program providers among the institutions of higher education that are permitted to offer concurrent enrollment opportunities to high school students; adds representatives of career and technical education program provide...

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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12
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Community College
Tuition for Dual Credit
H.B. 1993
Allows a two-year or four-year college or university to provide concurrent credit courses to high school students at a reduced tuition amount.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Acts/Act1451.pdf...

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GASigned into law 04/2009P-12
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Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
H.B. 149
Enacts the Move on When Ready Act, which provides a program for 11th and 12th grade students to attend postsecondary institutions for high school credit. Requires all 10th and 11th graders and their parents to be notified about the program, and requires distri...

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MDSigned into law 04/2009P-12
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Community College
Grant Program for Dual-enrollment Students
H.B. 1396
Expands eligibility in the Part-Time Grant Program to include specified students who are dually enrolled in specified secondary schools in the State and specified institutions of higher education; provides that a recipient of a specified part-time grant is not...

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MDSigned into law 04/2009P-12
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Community College
High School Enrollment Options
S.B. 689
Establishes a Study Group on Expanding Enrollment Options for High School Students; establishes the membership and staffing of the Study Group; specifies the duties of the Study Group; requires the Study Group to make specified reports; terminates the Study Gr...

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WASigned into law 04/2009P-12
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Dual Credit
H.B. 2119
Expands dual credit opportunities; directs the superintendent of public instruction, the state board for community and technical colleges, and the public baccalaureate institutions to jointly develop and each adopt rules governing the college in the high schoo...

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NESigned into law 03/2009P-12
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Community College
Access College Early Scholarship Program
L.B. 20
Changes provisions of the Access College Early Scholarship Program Act for low-income dually enrolled students to authorize the coordinating commission for postsecondary education to limit the number of scholarships awarded in each term or to an individual stu...

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UTSigned into law 03/2009P-12
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Concurrent Enrollment
S.B. 81
Modifies requirements governing concurrent enrollment programs and courses. Requires student assessment prior to participation in English and math courses, and in meeting college course prerequisites. Requires institutions to collaborate to provide general edu...

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PASigned into law 07/2008P-12
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Budget Bill -
H.B. 1067
Sets the school finance distribution formula based primarily on what it will take for students to meet the state's academic standards. The amount is based largely on the findings of the 2007 Costing-Out Study. Provides for a transferring pupil's disciplinary r...

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LASigned into law 06/2008P-12
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Community College
Dual Enrollment
S.B. 482
Provides that any student enrolled in a Louisiana high school, at least 15 years old, in grade 11 or 12, and meets other criteria established by the board of regents is eligible to participate in a dual enrollment program. Expands eligibility in dual enrollmen...

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LASigned into law 06/2008P-12
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Community College
Course Articulation for Dual Enrollment and Among Postsecondary Institutions
S.B. 537
Provides for the adoption and implementation of a comprehensive system of articulation of Carnegie units earned in a secondary school and college credit hours earned in a postsecondary institution. Requires postsecondary education management boards to provide ...

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TNSigned into law 06/2008P-12
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Financial Assistance
H.B. 653
Makes changes to eligibility requirements for HOPE scholarships; enacts the "Helping Heroes Act of 2008" to provide scholarships for veterans; enacts the "Tennessee Rural Health Act of 2008" to provide scholarships to students in health care fields who agree t...

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GASigned into law 05/2008P-12
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Community College
HOPE Scholarship Eligibility
S.B. 492
Revises provision relating to the determination of resident status of students for tuition or fees. Adds public or private schools located in another state and accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools as "eligible high schools" as regards HOPE ...

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INSigned into law 03/2008P-12
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Concurrent Enrollment Partnership and Virtual School Committee
H.B. 1246
The bill established the concurrent enrollment partnership to coordinate dual credit programs among high schools and state educational institutions. The commission on higher education is directed to provide support for the partnership. Also creates the interim...

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WASigned into law 03/2008P-12
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Dual Enrollment Online Programs
H.B. 3129
The office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) is directed to compile information about online learning programs for high school students to earn college credit and place the information on its website. Directs high schools to ensure that teache...

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NMSigned into law 02/2008P-12
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Community College
Dual Credit Program
S.B. 31
Relates to education; includes state-supported schools in the dual credit program; provides for dual credit courses to be taken in the summer term; provides eligibility factors for students to qualify; requires the adoption of rules to implement the program to...

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ILSigned into law 11/2007P-12
Community College
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College and Career Readiness Pilot Program
S.B. 858
Requires the state community college board to create a 3-year college and career readiness pilot program, beginning with the high school class of 2008, to meet the following goals:
(1) To diagnose college readiness by developing a system to align ACT scores t...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12
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Community College
Dual Enrollment Data
S.B. 1165
Directs the state board of education to annually assemble all data reported by district superintendents on the number of high school students who are enrolled in accredited courses at any community college, including the name and number of the course(s) each s...

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HIBecame law without governor's signature 07/2007P-12
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Running Start Program
H.B. 767
Requires the department of education to provide students who participate in the running start dual enrollment program with guidance in earning credit toward high school graduation upon the satisfactory completion of University of Hawaii courses at the 100 leve...

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MIAdopted 07/2007P-12
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Community College
Dual Enrollment Criteria
R 388.151, .152, .153, .154, .155
Amends rules to the Department of Education and Department of Labor and Economic Growth. Establishes criteria and procedures for dual enrollment under the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act, 1996 PA, and the Career and Technical Preparation Act, 200, PA 258,...

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TXSigned into law 06/2007P-12
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Dual Enrollment Notification to Parents
S.B. 282
Requires school districts to notify parents, whose children are in high school, about the availability of programs under which a student may earn college credit.
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/80R/billtext/pdf/SB00282F.pdf...

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AZSigned into law 05/2007P-12
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dual enrollment
S.B. 1068
Relates to dual enrollment; provides for dual enrollment as a college level course that is conducted on the campus of a high school or of a joint technological education districts, that is applicable to a community college or occupational degree or certificate...

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INSigned into law 05/2007P-12
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Community College
Funding for Students in Dual Enrollment and Early College High School Programs
S.B. 526 (omnibus) - IC 20-43-4-8
A student who participates in:
        (1) a postsecondary enrollment program under IC 21-43-4 is considered a student enrolled in the school corporation where the student has legal settlement for the purposes of computing ADM;
        (2) a high school fast t...

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MDSigned into law 05/2007P-12
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Community College
Dual Enrollment Grant Program
H.B. 538
Requires the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish and administer a grant program for dually enrolled students; requires a recipient of a dual enrollment grant to be a resident of the State and a dually enrolled student; requires the Commission to ...

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MNSigned into law 05/2007P-12
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Community College
Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
H.F. 2245 [Dual Enrollment]
Encourages postsecondary institutions to apply for accreditation by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnership. Establishes school district eligibility to receive aid for the costs of providing postsecondary courses at the high school. Beginnin...

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IDSigned into law 04/2007P-12
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Community College
Idaho Digital Learning Academy
S.B. 1237 (Sections 12-14)
Strikes existing provision that funding for the Idaho Digital Learning Academy be provided from an annual budget request to the legislature from the superintendent of public instruction. Creates new section providing that a portion of the annual legislative ap...

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MDSigned into law 04/2007P-12
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Community College
Dual Enrollment Grant Program
S.B. 525
Requires the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish and administer a grant program for dually enrolled students; requires a recipient of a dual enrollment grant to be a resident of the State and a dually enrolled student; requires the Commission to ...

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NESigned into law 04/2007P-12
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Community College
Access College Early Scholarship Program
L.B. 192
Creates the Access College Early Scholarship Program, and eliminates the Community Scholarship Foundation Program. The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to low-income students for courses to be taken for credit from a qualified postseco...

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NMSigned into law 04/2007P-12
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Community College
High School Postsecondary Dual Enrollment
S.B. 943
Creates a program allowing students to earn dual credits toward high school graduation and a post-secondary degree or certificate. Specifies student eligibility and duties of the higher education department, districts and department of education. Provides for ...

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IDAdopted 01/2007P-12
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Graduation Requirements and Advanced Opportunities
IDAPA 08.02.03
Increases total number of credits required for high school graduation to 46 credits (23 Carnegie units) starting with the 2013 graduating class. Increases math requirements to 3 units and science requirements to 3 units. Requires students to take the ACT, SAT,...

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OHSigned into law 12/2006P-12
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Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
S.B. 311-- Sec. 3301.42 +
This section requires the partnership for continued learning to make recommendations for increasing opportunities for students to earn higher education credit on their high school campuses; for expanding school counseling career and educational programs, acces...

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OHSigned into law 12/2006P-12
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Awarding Credit for Advanced Placement
S.B. 311 -- Sec. 3333.163
This section requires that not later than April 15, 2008, the articulation and transfer advisory council of the Ohio board of regents recommend to the board standards for awarding course credit toward degree requirements at state institutions of higher educati...

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CASigned into law 09/2006P-12
Community College
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Dual Enrollment and Exit Exams
S.B. 1303
Relates to prohibiting a principal from recommending, for any particular grade level, for community college summer session attendance, more than 5% of the total number of pupils who completed that grade prior to the time of recommendation. Exempts a pupil reco...

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NMRule Adoption 09/2006P-12
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Community College
Dual Enrollment
NMAC 5.55.4
Adopts rules relating to dual credits. Rules issued by the state higher education department.
http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmregister/xvii/xvii17/5.55.4.pdf#search=%22%20%225.55.4%22%20site%3Anm.us%22


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OHSigned into law 06/2006P-12
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Community College
Ohio Core Support
H.B. 115
Appropriates funds for support of the Ohio Core Program. Funds will be used to:
(1) Support the participation of teachers licensed in Ohio and mid-career professionals not currently employed by a school district or licensed to teach at the primary or secondary...

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GASigned into law 05/2006P-12
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Community College
HOPE Scholarships
S.B. 561
Relates to HOPE scholarships and grants. Clarifies language related to program eligibility of students in a first professional degree program, defined as a nonundergraduate degree program which accepts students after the completion of the sophomore or junior y...

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ORAdopted 05/2006P-12
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Expanded Options
OAR 581-022-1362, -1370
Implements the Expanded Options program. Purpose of the program is to: (1) Create a seamless education system for students enrolled in grades 11 and 12 to: (a) Have additional options to continue or complete their education; (b) Earn concurrent high school and...

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INSigned into law 03/2006P-12
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Community College
Fast Track to College
H.B. 1347 Section 1 - 4, 6, 16
Authorizes public 4-year postsecondary institutions, Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University to establish "fast track to college" programs that allow students to simulatneously earn a high school diploma and credits for a college degree or, in the ...

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INSigned into law 03/2006P-12
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Community College
Double Up for College
H.B. 1347 Section 10
Establishes Chapter 11.5, the Double Up For College Program
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "postsecondary credit" means credit toward an associate degree, a baccalaureate degree, or a vocational certification granted by a state educational institution (as de...

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KSSigned into law 03/2006P-12
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Community College
Kansas Challenge to Secondary School Pupils Act
H.B. 2575
Allows gifted students in grades 9-12 to participate in dual enrollment program (program eligibility previously limited to students in grades 11 and 12). Authorizes technical colleges to participate in dual enrollment program. http://www.kslegislature.org/bill...

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MSSigned into law 03/2006P-12
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Community College
Virtual School Program/Dual Enrollment
H.B. 1130
Authorizes the establishment of a Virtual Public School Program; provides for the creation of high school and university or community college dual enrollment program; provides for the payment of tuition and costs for university and community college level cour...

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MSSigned into law 03/2006P-12
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Community College
Education Reform Act of 2006
S.B. 2602
Enacts the Education Reform Act of 2006. Section 11 provides for the creation of high school and university/community college dual enrollment programs. Prescribes conditions for participation, provides for tuition of costs for university/community college cour...

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UTVetoed 03/2006P-12
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Community College
Additional Student Charges for Concurrent Enrollment
H.B. 151
Provisions of the bill authorize Higher Education institutions offering concurrent enrollment programs to charge an amount up to $30 for each credit hour taken by a Public Education student. During FY 2005, a total of 177,658 credit hours were earned by high s...

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VASigned into law 03/2006P-12
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Community College
Articulation, Transfer and Dual Enrollment Admissions Agreements
S.B. 538
This bill requires all four-year public higher education institutions to develop articulation, transfer, and dual enrollment and admissions agreements, including dual admissions programs for qualified students to be simultaneously accepted by a community colle...

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CARule Adoption 09/2005P-12
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Credit for College Courses
Title 5 CCR, Sec 1630
Repeals regulation governing high school students credit for college courses. ...

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NMRule Adoption 08/2005P-12
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Community College
Educational Standards and Dual Credits
NMAC 6.30.7.1 thru .8
Adopts rules relating to dual credits. Increases the opportunities for high school students and the efficient use of instructional staff, facilities, equipment, student support services, and technical advisory committees. NEW MEXICO REG 4371 (SN)...

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ORSigned into law 08/2005P-12
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Community College
Expanded Options Program
S.B. 300
Purposes of sections 1 to 20 of this 2005 Act are to:
(1) Create a seamless education system for students enrolled in grades 11 and 12 to: (a) Have additional options to continue or complete their education; (b) Earn concurrent high school and college credits;...

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FLSigned into law 06/2005P-12
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Community College
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (pre-AICE) and Advanced International Certificate of Education
H.B. 579
Adds International General Certificate of Secondary Education (pre-AICE) and Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) to public school choice options and to rigorous academic programs parents must have the opportunity to learn about. Adds Advance...

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TNSIGNED BY GOVERNOR. 06/2005P-12
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Community College
Pays Costs of Dual Enrollment Courses
S.B. 1315
Establishes dual enrollment grants to pay costs of postsecondary attendance from net lottery proceeds for certain students who are receiving college credit in courses at eligible postsecondary institutions while completing high school. - Amends TCA Title 49, C...

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TXSigned into law 06/2005P-12
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Texas Academy for Mathematics and Science Studies
S.B. 1452
From bill analysis: S.B. 1452 establishes the Texas Academy for Mathematics and Science Studies (academy) at The University of Texas at Brownville (UT-Brownsville) to provide high school students with the opportunity to pursue mathematics education. Students...

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TXSigned into law 06/2005P-12
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Community College
Dual/Concurrent Enrollment Pilot
S.B. 151
From bill analysis: According to Closing the Gaps by 2015: 2004 Progress Report, participation in higher education among Hispanics is lagging behind that of other demographic groups. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) estimated that Texas m...

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AZSigned into law 05/2005P-12
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Community College
Joint Technological Education District
H.B. 2418
States that a student in a K-8 program who enrolls in courses offered by the joint technological education district is not to be included in the joint district's average daily attendance or average daily membership. Also states that a student in a K-6 program ...

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GAAdopted 04/2005P-12
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Community College
Postsecondary Options; Dual and Joint Enrollment
GAC 160-4-2-.34
Repeals rules regarding postsecondary options and establishes rules regarding dual and joint enrollment to replace it....

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UTRule Adoption 04/2005P-12
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Community College
Concurrent Enrollment of High School Student in College
R277-713
Amends rule to provide greater clarity and consistency in awarding credit, defining fees for purposes of this rule, designating eligible courses, and requiring background checks for new Concurrent Enrollment Program faculty. UTAH REG 27662 (SN)...

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WATo governor 04/2005Postsec.Baccalaureate Degree Programs
H.B. 1794
Expands access to baccalaureate and master's degree programs through the evolution of branch campuses and 2+2 programs in the state. Branch campuses shall collaborate with the community and technical colleges in their region to develop articulation agreements...

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CAVetoed, back in Senate to unfinished business 10/2004P-12
Community College
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Concurrent Enrollment
S.B. 905
Relates to existing law which authorizes a principal to recommend a high school pupil for community college summer session attendance, if that pupil demonstrates adequate preparation in the discipline to be studies and has exhausted all opportunities to enroll...

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HISigned into law 07/2004P-12
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Running Start Program
S.B. 2200
Relates to Department of Education and the University of Hawaii; provides for the :Running Start Program" that permits eligible students to enroll in any qualified course offered by the University of Hawaii system. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/sessioncurrent/...

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KSSigned into law 05/2004P-12
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Compulsory Attendance Exemption for Concurrently Enrolled Students
H.B. 2795 (multiple provisions)
Section 1: Allows student age 16 or 17 to be exempt from compulsory attendance requirements if student is regularly enrolled in a school and is concurrently enrolled in a postsecondary educational institution. Makes provisions applicable to children from and ...

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Community College
Dual Credit Courses
19 TAC 19.1.4.D.4.85
Amends rules concerning student eligibility requirements for dual credit courses. Updates appropriate college readiness assessment requirements for dual credit courses. TEXAS REG 94949 (SN)...

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WAVetoed 03/2004P-12
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Community College
Elementary and Higher Education Link
S.B. 6561
Strengthens linkages between K-12 and higher education systems. Requires the state board for community and technical colleges, the higher education coordinating board, the council of presidents, the work force training and education coordinating board, public ...

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TXRule Adoption 02/2004P-12
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Dual Credit Partnerships
19 TAC 1.4.D.4.85
Amends rules regarding dual credit partnerships between secondary schools and Texas public collages. Adds an exception allowing dual credit students to mix with high school-only students in dual credit classes. TEXAS REG 94320 (SN)...

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WISigned into law 02/2004P-12
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Community College
School District Youth Options Programs
A.B. 183
Amends dual/concurrent enrollment options, which allow pupils to attend an institution of higher education under certain circumstances; provides for payment to institute of higher education for technical college courses. For each pupil attending a technical co...

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CASigned into law 10/2003P-12
Community College
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Concurrent Enrollment: High School & Community College
S.B. 338
Relates to concurrent enrollment of high school students at community colleges on a part-time basis. Requires concurrent enrollment courses to meet certain requirements in order for a community college district to include students in the district's report of s...

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TXEmergency Rule Adoption 07/2003P-12
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Community College
Dual Credit Partnerships
19 TAC 4.85
Amends rules regarding dual credit partnerships between secondary schools and Texas public colleges. Concerns dual credit requirements, student eligibility, and funding. TEXAS REG 86369 (SN)...

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FLSigned into law 06/2003P-12
Community College
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Charter Schools
H.B. 55-A
Requires emphasis on reading; requires certain accountability measures; eliminates the limitations on the number of charter schools per school district; authorizes community colleges to operate charter schools that provide students with the option of receiving...

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MOSigned into law 05/2003P-12
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Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority
S.B. 371
Allows Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to provide secondary education loans for nonsectarian tuition and other costs for students who are juniors or seniors enrolling in an accredited secondary school in courses for which post secondary credit may be ...

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MSSigned into law 03/2003P-12
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Community College
Transfer of Credits Earned in Dual Enrollment Program
S.B. 2761
Requires the board of trustees of state institutions of higher learning, the state board for community and junior colleges and the state board of education to enter into a system-wide articulation agreement providing for the transfer of appropriate credits ear...

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SDSigned into law 02/2003P-12
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Student Credit Hours
H.B. 1077
Amends 13-28-37. Any student in grades ten, eleven, or twelve may apply to an institution of higher education or a postsecondary vocational education institution as a special student but must obtain the school district's approval of the postsecondary course o...

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FLSigned into law 05/2002P-12
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Education Code Re-Write: Articulated Acceleration Mechanisms
S.B. 20E
Adds subsection relating to Advanced International Certificate of Education Program (AICE); sets out that public secondary school students are exempt from payment of Advanced Placement exam fees, regardless of whether or not they obtain a passing score on the ...

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FLSigned into law 05/2002P-12
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Community College
Florida Scholarship Programs
S.B. 20E
According to legislative summary, "The bill deletes a provision that penalizes a student for using part of Bright Futures eligibility if the student succeeds in earning college credit through an acceleration mechanism. This requirement applies only to Medallia...

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WVSigned into law 03/2002Postsec.Credit for Services Performed, Dual Enrollment
H.B. 4362
Each governing board is required to establish and implement a policy through which college students obtain credit toward graduation for service performed in the public schools as tutors, student advisors, and mentors to instill in public school students the be...

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MTSigned into law 05/2001P-12
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Dual Enrollment Agreements
H.B. 265
Authorizes boards of trustees of school districts to enter into interlocal agreements with postsecondary institutions to allow 11th and 12th grade students to obtain credits through attending classes available only at postsecondary institutions; provides eligi...

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TXSigned into law 05/2001P-12
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Joint High School/Junior College Credit
S.B. 82
Amends the Education Code to authorize a public junior college to offer a course in which a student attending any high school in this state with written consent of the person operating the high school, may enroll and simultaneously receive high school and juni...

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MDSigned into law 04/2001P-12
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Dual Enrollment Students
H.B. 1127
Relates to higher education and part-time grant programs; pertains to dual enrollment students; includes students who are dually enrolled in a secondary school in the state and an institution of higher education in the State in the part-time student grant prog...

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UTSigned into law 03/2001P-12
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Mandarin Chinese Course
S.B. 57
Modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education by requiring the State Board of Education to develop and implement a concurrent enrollment course on Mandarin Chinese to be taught over EDNET, the state's two-way interactive system for video ...

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FLSigned into law 06/2000P-12
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Community College
Alternative High School Educations
H.B. 2105
Provides for award of high school diplomas to certain veterans; provides for award of credit toward high school graduation for courses taken through dual enrollment at a community college; provides for credit toward completion of a home education program throu...

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MISigned into law 06/2000P-12
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Dual Enrollment
H.B. 5534
Provides a wider variety of options to high school pupils by encouraging and enabling students to enroll in career and technical preparation programs at eligible nonprofit postsecondary educational institutions. Provides for dual enrollment options for career ...

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IASigned into law 05/2000Postsec.
Community College
Supplemental Funding for Choice and At-Risk Programs
H.B. 2496
Provides supplementary weighting for funding and for determining enrollment in school districts involved in district-to-district or district-to-community college sharing programs and at-risk programs....

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AZSigned into law 03/2000P-12
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Community College
Postsecondary Options
H.B. 2365
Establishes the Joint Legislative Study Committee on dual enrollment in high school and community college....

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