ECS
From the ECS State Policy Database
Postsecondary Academic Affairs--Transfer/Articulation


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This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format.

Please cite use of the database as: Education Commission of the States (ECS) State Policy Database, retrieved [date].

State Status/Date Level Summary
FLSigned into law 06/2014Postsec.Adult Degree Completion, Catalog of Distance Learning Courses, Online Services and Support
H.B. 5101 - Adult Degree Completion, Catalog of Distance Learning Courses, Online Services and Support
Section 16: Creates the Complete Florida Plus Program at the University of West Florida. Provides the purpose of the program is to:
- Facilitate degree completion for adult learners through the Complete Florida Degree Initiative
- Provide information on and a...

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FLSigned into law 06/2014Postsec.Online System to Collect and Analyze Credit Transfer Requests
H.B. 5101 - Online System to Collect and Analyze Credit Transfer Requests
Section 18: Directs the Articulation Coordinating Committee to make recommendations on the cost and requirements to develop and implement an online system to collect and analyze data regarding postsecondary students' requests for transfer of credit. Requires t...

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LASigned into law 06/2014Postsec.Regular Meetings on Articulation and Transfer Policies and Agreements
S.B. 56
Directs the board of regents, the state board of education, and the public postsecondary education management boards to establish a process by which the commissioner of higher education and the state superintendent of education (or designees) and representativ...

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OHSigned into law 06/2014Postsec.Better Serving Military College Students and Veterans
H.B. 488
By December 31, 2014, directs the chancellor of the board of regents to:
- Develop standards for postsecondary institutions to use in awarding credit for military training, experience and coursework
- Create a military articulation and transfer assurance guid...

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LAPassed 05/2014Postsec.Comprehensive Study of Articulation and Transfer
S.R. 144
Requests the board of regents and the postsecondary education management boards to collaboratively conduct a comprehensive study of articulation and transfer policies and practices in public postsecondary institutions in the state. Resolves that the study incl...

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KYSigned into law 04/2014Postsec.Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program
H.B. 2
Establishes the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program to include the Kentucky Coal County College Completion (KCCCC) Scholarship and the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant. Directs the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance ...

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TNSigned into law 04/2014Postsec.Transfer Pathways
H.B. 2246
Regulates transfer pathways for transfer between public institutions of higher education. Require the University of Tennessee and the Tennessee board of regents systems to collaborate and develop a transfer
pathway for at least the 50 undergraduate majors for...

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VASigned into law 04/2014Postsec.Transfer & Articulation
S.B. 449
Requires the State Council of Higher Education to develop guidelines to govern the development and implementation of articulation, dual admissions, and guaranteed admissions agreements between the Commonwealth's public two-year and four-year institutions of hi...

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VASigned into law 03/2014Postsec.Transfer Grant Program
H.B. 133
Permits a student to enroll in a four-year institution by the spring following the award of an associate's degree and remain eligible for a grant under the program and changes the award amount.
http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?141+ful+HB133+pdf...

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CASigned into law 10/2013Postsec.Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act
S.B. 440
From bill summary: Expresses legislative findings and declarations relating to timely progression from lower division coursework to degree completion. Requires community colleges to create an associate
degree for transfer in every major and area of emphasis of...

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CASigned into law 09/2013Postsec.Online Cross-Enrollment at the California State University
A.B. 386
From bill summary: Expresses legislative intent that, by the beginning of the 2015–16 academic year, students enrolled at a California State University (CSU) campus be provided an opportunity to enroll in online courses available at other CSU campuses. Authori...

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NCSigned into law 07/2013Postsec.Study Guaranteed Admission Program
S.B. 402
Directs the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee, the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina, and the State Board of Community Colleges to jointly study the feasibility of establishing an alternative undergraduate admission program t...

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LAPassed 06/2013Postsec.Considerations in Postsecondary Education Funding Formula
S.C.R. 48
Requests that the board of regents consider institutions' efforts to effect successful articulation and transfer policies when allocating funds through the postsecondary education funding formula. http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/ViewDocument.aspx?d=851770&n=SCR4...

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LAPassed 06/2013Postsec.Acceptance of Credit Earned by AP and IB Exams
S.C.R. 49
Requests that the board of regents develop a uniform policy regarding the acceptance of college credit earned through Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/ViewDocument.aspx?d=852684&n=SCR49%20Enrolled ...

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SCSigned into law 06/2013Postsec.Postsecondary Credit for Military Training
S.B. 417
Provides a public, postsecondary institution may award educational credit to an honorably discharged member of the Armed Forces for a course that is part of military training. Requires institution to implement related policies, regulations within a specified t...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013Postsec.Transfer of Credits to an Associate's Degree
S.B. 498
From fiscal note: Modifies statute as it relates to applying credit earned by a student at a general academic teaching institution to an associate's degree at a lower-division institution of higher education previously attended by the student. Lowers cumulativ...

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MDSigned into law 05/2013Postsec.
Community College
Postsecondary - Four-Year/Community College Transfers
S.B. 740
Directs the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) to develop and implement a statewide transfer agreement whereby at least 60 credits earned at a community college toward an associate's degree must be transferrable to any public four-year higher educatio...

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ORSigned into law 05/2013Postsec.Strategies of Facilitating Transfers Between Public Universities and Colleges
H.B. 2979
Requires the higher education coordinating commission convene a work group to examine and recommend adoption of strategies to facilitate student transfers between public colleges and universities in Oregon. Requires the work group to report to the higher educa...

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ORSigned into law 05/2013Postsec.Associate Degree Transfer
H.B. 2970
Amends existing law and requires the inclusion of processes to minimize the number of credits that students who have earned an associate transfer degree would need to complete prior to receiving various types of baccalaureate degrees at state institutions of h...

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AKSigned into law 04/2013Postsec.Military Training for Transferable Credit/Temporary License
H.B. 84
Accepts military education, training, and service for some or all of the qualifications otherwise required of an applicant for a license or certificate provided the
service is substantially equivalent to some or all of the qualifications otherwise required an...

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INSigned into law 04/2013Postsec.Postsecondary Articulation Agreements and Credit Transfer
S.B. 182
Replaces inter-institutional transfer and articulation agreements with statewide common curriculum and standards for the transfer of associate degree credits leading to a baccalaureate degree between state educational institutions. Provides that statutes relat...

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KSSigned into law 04/2013Postsec.Credit for Military Training
H.B. 2078
Authorizes certain licensing boards to accept education, training or experience completed in the military towards licensure.
http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/measures/documents/hb2078_enrolled.pdf...

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UTSigned into law 03/2013Postsec.College Credits for Veterans
H.B. 254
Requires an institution within the state higher education system to award credit for military service and training as recommended by a postsecondary accreditation agency or association designated by the state board of regents or the Utah College of Applied Tec...

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LASigned into law 06/2012Postsec.Common Course Numbering System, Course Content, Reporting
S.B. 104
Amends terminology to "statewide common course numbering system." Repeals and replaces priorities for integrating courses into the statewide course numbering system. Repeals existing deadlines for incorporating courses into the statewide course numbering syste...

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COSigned into law 05/2012Community College
Postsec.
Community College Two-year Degree Programs
H.B. 1214
The bill allows a Colorado community college to offer a two-year degree program with academic designation in nursing or dental hygiene without a valid student transfer agreement..
http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics/clics2012a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont3/F46C5C7574E6067F...

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CTSigned into law 05/2012Postsec.
Community College
Postsecondary - Core Courses
H.B. 5030
Requires the development of a general education core of courses that will allow for the seamless transfer from the regional community-technical college system to the Connecticut State University System and The University of Connecticut.
http://www.cga.ct.gov/...

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OKSigned into law 05/2012Postsec.occupations; creating post-military service occupation, education and credentialing act. effective date.
S.B. 1863
Creates the Post-Military Service Occupation, Education and Credentialing Act. Authorizes the public and private institutions of higher education and the career and technology centers to utilize the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Arm...

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TNSigned into law 05/2012P-12
Postsec.
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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COSigned into law 04/2012Postsec.Higher Ed Associate Degree Transfer Students
S.B. 45
The bill requires a 4-year state institution of higher education to notify a 2-year institution when a student who transferred from the 2-year institution accumulates 60 credits. The 2-year institution shall conduct a degree audit to determine whether the stud...

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FLSigned into law 04/2012Postsec.General Education Core
H.B. 7135 - General Education Core
Reduces maximum number of credits in associate of arts, Florida College System, and state university general education core from 36 to 30, effective with students entering a system institution in 2014-15. Directs the chair of the state board of education and c...

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FLSigned into law 04/2012Postsec.Transfer from Associate- to Baccaureate Program
H.B. 7135 - Transfer from Associate- to Baccaureate Program
Requires the statewide articulation agreement, beginning with students initially entering a Florida College System institution in 2013-2014, to require each student seeking an associate in arts degree to indicate a baccalaureate degree program offered by an in...

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TNSigned into law 04/2012Postsec.Postsecondary -- Reserve Transfer Agreements
H.B. 2827
Authorizes and encourages community colleges within the Tennessee Board of Regents system to enter into reverse articulation agreements with system universities, institutions within the University of Tennessee system, and SACS-accredited, private institutions....

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INSigned into law 03/2012Postsec.State Educational Institutions; Credit Transfers.
S.B. 182
Requires the commission for higher education to create a common course numbering system, into which each state educational institution shall map its own course numbers, for courses in the core transfer library. Requires state educational institutions to create...

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NYSigned into law 03/2012Postsec.Postsecondary Success Study
A.B. 9057 - Postsecondary Success Study
Part N: Directs the state university board of trustees and the city university board of trustees to jointly conduct a study on postsecondary remediation, which must consider a variety of factors, including strategies and programs proven effective in addressing...

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VASigned into law 03/2012Postsec.General Studies Credits Transferable to Four-year Public Institution
H.B. 441
Clarifies that credits earned in academic subject area coursework as part of the Uniform Certificate of General Studies shall be transferable to a four-year public institution of higher education.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?121+ful+HB441ER+pdf...

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TXAdopted 11/2011Postsec.Transfer of Credit, Core Curriculum and Field of Study Curricula
19 TAC 4.23, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 35
From Texas Register: Updates and changes the requirements for the statewide, fully transferable, undergraduate general education core curriculum. Sections 4.28 and 4.35 adopted as published in the November 25, 2011 Texas Register (pp. 28-30 of 94: http://www.s...

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TXAdopted 11/2011Postsec.Transferable Academic Courses
19 TAC 9.73, 74, 77
Revises the requirements for submitting requests for courses to be added to the Lower Division Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM) and for submitting "unique need" requests. (Context from November 25, 2011 Texas Register: Texas public two-year institutions may...

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CASigned into law 09/2011P-12
Postsec.
Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate
S.B. 532
From bill summary: Requires the superintendent of public instruction to annually update the information on Advanced Placement on the department Web site to include current information on the various means by which districts may offer or access Advanced Placeme...

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CASigned into law 09/2011P-12
Postsec.
Certain Transfer Students Receive Priority for Enrollment Planning and Admissions
S.B. 940 - Certain Transfer Students Receive Priority for Enrollment Planning and Admissions
From bill summary: Requires that transfer students admitted to the California State University pursuant to the the Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act receive priority for purposes of enrollment planning and admissions, if the students have met the require...

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FLSigned into law 06/2011Postsec.Higher Education Coordinating Council/Articulation Coordinating Committee/Various Postsecondary Provisions
H.B. 7151
Establishes the Higher Education Coordinating Council and directs the council to make recommendations on: (1) The primary core mission of public and nonpublic postsecondary education institutions in the context of state access demands and economic development ...

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MISigned into law 06/2011Postsec.
Community College
Collaboration Between Community Colleges and Universities/ Transfer Credits
H.B. 4325 - Postsecondary Provisions
From Legislative Staff Summary: Encourages community colleges to explore ways of increasing collaboration and cooperation with universities. Provides that it is the intent of the Legislature that universities work with community colleges to implement transfer...

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NCSigned into law 06/2011P-12
Postsec.
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 06/2011Postsec.Articulation
H.B. 3521
Requires Joint Boards of Education to develop standards by which students may apply credits earned at community college toward baccalaureate degrees awarded by state institutions of higher education. Requires Joint Boards of Education to submit report of stand...

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PASigned into law 06/2011P-12
Postsec.
Multiple Provisions - Transfer and Articulation
H.B. 1352
Section 2002-C incorporates the community college - higher education transfer and articulation into the School Code (had been included in fiscal code for prior two years). Section 2006.1-C transfers the transfer and articulation components for state-related in...

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TXSigned into law 06/2011Postsec.www.capitol.state.tx.us
H.B. 2999
Permits a general academic teaching institution (as defined here http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/ED/htm/ED.61.htm) to develop a fixed tuition rate program for qualified students who agree to transfer to the institution within 12 months of completing...

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TXSigned into law 06/2011Postsec.
Community College
Credit Transfer for Associate Degree
H.B. 3025 - Credit Transfer for Associate Degree
Provides that this provision relates to a student enrolled in a general academic teaching institution (as defined in 61.003(3) http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/ED/htm/ED.61.htm) who has transferred from or previously attended a lower-division institu...

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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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TXAdopted 05/2011Community College
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Voluntary Statewide Transfer Compact
19 TAC 9.1, 9.183, 185
Replaces references to "statewide articulated transfer curriculum" with those for "voluntary statewide transfer compact". Permits public two-year colleges to award an academic certificate to students who complete 50% of the curriculum specified in a voluntary ...

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ARSigned into law 03/2011Postsec.
Community College
Common Course Numbering
H.B. 1772
Strengthens the transfer of courses between institutions of higher education. Expands the Roger Phillips transfer policy. Clarifies which courses are prerequisite courses. Establishes a statewide common course numbering system for postsecondary. Creates a "sta...

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CASigned into law 09/2010Postsec.Postsecondary Transfer and Student Textbooks
A.B. 2203
Requires the Trustees of the California State University (CSU), and requests the Regents of the University of California (UC) to review and revise their student transfer policies to ensure that faculty may choose textbooks regardless of the publication date fo...

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CASigned into law 09/2010Postsec.Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act
S.B. 1440
From bill summary: Enacts the Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act, which, commencing with the 2011–12 academic year, requires a student who receives an associate degree for transfer to be deemed eligible for transfer into a California State University bacc...

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CASigned into law 09/2010Postsec.
Community College
Facilitating Transfer
A.B. 2302
Directs the California State University (CSU) and the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges (CCC) to work together to establish the most effective methods to inform students, college advisers and the general public about the associate d...

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ILSigned into law 07/2010Postsec.
Community College
Financial Aid to Encourage Transfer to Four-Year Institutions
S.B. 3699
Establishes the Community College Transfer Grant Program Act. Creates the Community College Transfer Grant Program to provide financial assistance to eligible students, subject to appropriation, for the costs
of attending a public or private institution of hig...

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AZSigned into law 05/2010Postsec.Shared Course Numbering
S.B. 1186
Relates to postsecondary institutions and course numbering; requires community college districts and the universities under the jurisdiction of the state board of regents to develop and implement a shared numbering system which identifies courses that transfer...

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AZSigned into law 05/2010P-12
Postsec.
Miscellaneous
H.B. 2725--Multiple Provisions
Exempts private schools approved by the department of education's division of special education prescribed in the pupil's individualized education program from rules adopted by the state board of education prior to 11/24/09.
Changes the office of the county sc...

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COSigned into law 05/2010Postsec.
Community College
Higher Education Flexibility
S.B. 3
Provides greater flexibility to improve the financial position of state higher eduation institutions. Requires a common course number system in conjunction with the guaranteed transfer program and to develop articulation agreements for degree programs; relates...

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COSigned into law 05/2010Postsec.
Community College
College Core Course Guidelines and Credits
S.B. 108
Allows a nonpublic institution of higher education to choose to participate in public higher education core course guidelines; provides that a nonpublic institution, for a fee, may request the department of higher education to review the institution's core cou...

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FLSigned into law 05/2010Postsec.Higher Education Coordinating Council
H.B. 7237 - Sec. 13
Creates the Higher Education Coordinating Council (the council) for the purposes of identifying unmet needs and facilitating solutions to disputes regarding the creation of new degree programs and the establishment of new institutes, campuses, or centers; prov...

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MNSigned into law 05/2010Postsec.
Community College
Improving Credit Transfer
S.F. 184
Requires the MnSCU board to develop and implement a plan to improve credit transfer. States the minimum goals of the transfer plan. Requires working groups of faculty staff, students and administrators to develop actions to remove barriers to credit transfer. ...

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TNSigned into law 05/2010Postsec.Accomodating Non-Traditional Students
H.J.R. 959
A resolution to require the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) and the University of Tennessee (UT) to accommodate non-traditional students seeking to complete degrees by accepting completed coursework and credits to the extent authorized by the institution's ac...

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COSigned into law 04/2010Postsec.
Community College
Degree Transfer Agreements
H.B. 1208
Requires statewide degree transfer agreements to transfer associate of arts degrees and associate of science degrees from one state institution of higher education to another.
http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics/clics2010a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont3/63784B94CCDAAD9A8725...

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KYSigned into law 04/2010Postsec.
Community College
Transfer/Articulation from Associate's Degree to Four-Year Programs
H.B. 160
Encourages postsecondary institutions to limit bachelor degree programs to 120 credit hours and associate degree programs to 60 credit hours beginning with the 2012-13 academic year; provides exceptions.

[OF NOTE: Creates a comprehensive approach to improvin...

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MNVetoed 04/2010Postsec.
Community College
Transfer of Credits
H.B. 3164
Regulates the transfer of credits within institutions belonging to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bin/bldbill.php?bill=H3164.3.html&session=ls86...

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MNVetoed 04/2010Postsec.
Community College
Regulating the Transfer of Credits
H.F. 3164
Directs the Board of Trustees to develop a mechanism for seamless student transfer between institutions that has a goal of minimal loss of credits for transferring students. The development and maintenance of the system must, at a minimum, address the followin...

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INSigned into law 03/2010P-12
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Postsecondary Credit for Advanced Placement
H.B. 1135
Relates to advanced placement exams; requires state educational institutions to grant postsecondary level academic credit to students who receive a satisfactory score on an advanced placement examination; requires the state department of education to develop a...

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VASigned into law 03/2010P-12
Postsec.
Undergraduate Credits for International Baccalaureate
S.B. 209
Requires the governing boards of each public institution of higher education to implement policies to grant a minimum of 24 undergraduate semester credit hours to entering freshman students who have successfully completed the International Baccalaureate diplom...

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TXAdopted 11/2009Postsec.Undergraduate Academic Certificate
19 TAC 1.4.B.4.36
Encourages institutions of higher education to develop undergraduate certificate programs of less than degree length, to be awarded upon completion of the institution's higher education coordinating board (HECB)-approved core curriculum, a HECB-approved field ...

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CASigned into law 10/2009Postsec.
Community College
Articulated Nursing Degree Transfer Pathways
A.B. 1295
Relates to existing law expressing legislative intent to encourage the California State University (CSU) to establish partnerships with community colleges to facilitate the education of students in bachelor of science in nursing or entry-level master's nursing...

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TXIssued 09/2009Postsec.Higher Education Cost Efficiencies
E.O. RP73
Directs the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, in cooperation with Texas public institutions of higher education, to undertake a comprehensive review of opportunities for achieving cost efficiencies, including:
--State funding based on student course c...

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LASigned into law 07/2009Postsec.
Community College
Transfer and Articulation Policies
S.B. 285
Provides for a comprehensive system of articulation and transfer of credit between and among public secondary and postsecondary educational institutions and the creation of a statewide articulation and transfer council; relates to a common core curriculum, the...

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LAVetoed 06/2009Postsec.
Community College
Transfer and Articulation Policies and Programs
H.B. 568
Provides certain guarantees to students with associate degrees who seek to enroll in public postsecondary education institutions that offer baccalaureate degrees. Provide for a comprehensive system of articulation and transfer of credit between and among publi...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12
Postsec.
Automatic Admission of Applicants Completing Core Curriculum at Another Institution
S.B. 175 - Section 2
Requires a general academic teaching institution to admit any applicant for admission as a transfer undergraduate student who (1) graduated from high school no more than four years earlier and who either was qualified for automatic admission by virtue of being...

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MESigned into law 05/2009Postsec.
Community College
Pilot Program for Transition from Two-year to Four-year Degree
S.B. 367
Establishes a pilot program between the University of Maine System and the Maine Community College System to provide a seamless process of going from an associate degree program at the community college onto a baccalaureate degree program at the university.
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MNSigned into law 05/2009Postsec.
Community College
Course Equivalency Information Requirement.
S.B. 2083
Under current law, the UMN and MnSCU are required to develop and maintain course equivalency guides, for use in considering transferring between higher educational institutions.  This section requires the guides to include information on course equivalency and...

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IASigned into law 04/2009P-12
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Community College
Articulation from High School to College and from Community College to Four-Year
H.B. 815
Adds several new subsections of law. Requires development and implementation of a plan to provide, at least twice annually to all principals and guidance counselors employed by school districts and accredited nonpublic schools, notice describing how students c...

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ARSigned into law 02/2009Postsec.
Community College
Roger Phillips Transfer Policy Act
H.B. 1357
Creates a system for fully transferable credit hours from degrees in associate of arts, associate of science, and associate of arts in teaching in public institutions of higher education.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Bills/HB1357.pdf...

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ILAdopted 01/2009Postsec.
Community College
Approval of New Units
23 IAC 1050.10, 1050.20, 1050.30, 1050.40, 1050.50, 1050.ILLUSTRATIONA
Clarifies requirements for program approval, procedures for obtaining approval, and requirements for reviews of existing programs at public two- and four-year institutions. Requires the following information to be included in the institution's catalog of progr...

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ILAdopted 01/2009Postsec.Program Approval
23 IAC 1030.10, 1030.20, 1030.30, 1030.60, 1030.70, 1030.80,1030.ILLUSTRATION A
Provides exemptions from program approval requirements. Requires any institution offering online instruction where the core academic support services, including admission, evaluation, assessment, registration, financial aid, academic scheduling, and faculty hi...

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LASigned into law 06/2008P-12
Postsec.
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 06/2008Postsec.Postsecondary Institutional Disclosures
S.B. 3789
Requires postsecondary educational institutions to disclose information regarding transferability of credits; requires postsecondary educational institutions to disclose on their Web sites all information related to tuition that must be provided to THEC and pr...

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TNSigned into law 05/2008Postsec.
Community College
Transfer/Articulation
H.B. 4096
Tennessee Higher Education Commission - Requires THEC to address any deficiencies in the articulation of major preparation courses between the community college system and the universities within the board of regents system and the University of Tennessee syst...

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CTSigned into law 06/2007Postsec.
Community College
Transfer and Articulation Review
S.B. 1318
Concerns the public institution of higher education system transfer and articulation agreements; requires a study of transfer and articulation agreements of the public institutions of higher education; includes credit transfers.
http://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/ACT/...

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NJSigned into law 06/2007Postsec.
Community College
College Credit Transfers
A.B. 3968
Provides for the transfer of certain college credits. Each public institution of higher education will establish and enter into a collective Statewide transfer agreement that provides for the seamless transfer of academic credits from a completed associate of ...

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MOSigned into law 05/2007Postsec.
Community College
Postsecondary Institutions
S.B. 389 [Postsecondary Institutions]
Multiple provisions relating to higher education. Stipulates that in order to receive increases in state appropriations, two- and four-year institutions must work with the commissioner of higher education to establish agreed-upon competencies for certain entry...

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VASigned into law 02/2007Postsec.
Community College
Reporting Community College Students at Higher Ed. Inst.
H.B. 2408
Requires the state Council of Higher Education to submit an annual report to the Senate Committee on Education and Health and the House Committee on Education specifying the total number of transfer students each institution of higher education admitted, enrol...

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OHSigned into law 12/2006P-12
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College and Work Readiness
S.B. 311-- Sec. 3301.43
Requires that the partnership for continued learning, in conjunction with the Ohio board of regents and the state board, recommend a means of assessing high school students' college and work readiness, especially in English and mathematics. The partnership is ...

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CASigned into law 09/2006Postsec.
Community College
University and Community College Articulation
S.B. 652
Adds a provision to the Donahoe Higher Education Act that requests the University of California address deficiencies in the articulation of major preparation courses between the state community colleges and the campuses of the university to make it easier for ...

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IDTemporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2006Postsec.Registration of Postsecondary Institutions and Proprietary Schools
IDAPA 08.01.11
Repeals existing section 08.01.11 in its entirety. Sets forth the registration requirements for postsecondary educational institutions that are required to register with the Idaho State Board of Education ("Board") under Section 33-2402 and -2403 of Idaho Code...

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AZSigned into law 04/2006Postsec.Tuition and Transfer Agreements for Military Personnel and Families
H.B. 2764
Concerns higher education; relates to military personnel and their dependents; provides for reciprocity agreements on acceptance of educational credits. Requires the State Board of Education (SBE) and the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) to pursue reciprocity a...

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MDSigned into law 04/2006Postsec.Transfers from Unaccredited Higher Education Institutions
S.B. 270
Requires an institution of higher education that does not possess regional accreditation to require its students to sign a letter of acknowledgment that the transfer of credits may be difficult if the student intends to transfer the credits to an institution o...

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VASigned into law 03/2006Postsec.
Community College
Articulation Agreement
H.B. 57
Requires that if a student declares an intention to transfer credit from an institution within the Virginia Community College System to a four-year public institution, the articulation agreement in force at the time of the student's declaration will determine ...

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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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WASigned into law 03/2006P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
H.B. 2817
Recognizes the vital importance to the state's economic prosperity and the economic benefit of placing a priority on enrolling and conferring degrees upon students in the fields of engineering, technology, biotechnology, science, computer science, and mathemat...

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MNIssued 02/2006Postsec.
Community College
Review and Correction of State Impediments to Veterans Employment and Education
Executive Order 06-02
Directs the Minnesota State Colleges and University System and all state licensing and certification boards to examine their current policies, rules, and procedures, as well as governing statutes, to identify any impediments and barriers to veterans seeking em...

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ILSigned into law 08/2005Postsec.
Community College
Transfer Courses
H.B. 2515
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Requires the Board to implement and administer a statewide program, using the World Wide Web, to assist students, advisors, faculty, and administrators from public and private institutions of higher education in obtain...

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ORSigned into law 07/2005Postsec.
Community College
Statewide Articulation and Transfer System
S.B. 342
Requires community colleges and state institutions in the Oregon University System (OUS) to operate a statewide articulation and transfer system. Requires community colleges and state institutions to continue to provide and improve effective articulation and t...

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ORSigned into law 07/2005P-12
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Credit for Education & Training in Armed Forces
H.B. 2862
Allows community colleges to give credit for education and training obtained by a person while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. The education and training for which credit may be given must meet the standards adopted by the board of education ...

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INSigned into law 05/2005Postsec.Transfer of Courses and Setting Tuition
H.B. 1001 (Section 122-123, 242)
Requires the commission for higher education to establish standards for the transfer of courses between state educational institutions. Requires state educational institutions to set tuition and fee rates for a 2-year period. Adds that the state educational i...

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TXSigned into law 05/2005Postsec.
H.B. 1170
An institution of higher education shall consider, in determining whether to award to a student course credit toward a
degree offered by the institution for the student's completion of certain military training: (1) any official military record presented to ...

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NMSigned into law 04/2005Postsec.
Community College
Higher Education Articulation
S.B. 161
Relates to higher education articulation; requires a common course name and numbering system for lower- division courses in public post-secondary education institutions; requires acceptance of transfer modules; requires institutions to reimburse students for c...

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ARSigned into law 03/2005Postsec.College and University Transfer Agreements
S.B. 247
Strengthens and expands transfer agreements among colleges and universities....

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VASigned into law 03/2005Postsec.
Community College
Articulation Agreements
H.B. 2337
Requires that the governing board of each four year public institution of higher education shall enter into articulation agreements with at least two community colleges to provide for the admission of community college graduates. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bi...

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FLAdopted12 02/2005P-12
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Community College
Articulation Among Universities, Community Colleges and School Districts
FAC 6A-10.024
Each state university board of trustees, community college board of trustees and district school board must plan and adopt policies and procedures to provide articulated programs so that students can proceed toward their educational objectives as rapidly as th...

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CASigned into law 09/2004Postsec.
Community College
Postsecondary Education: Common Course Numbering System
S.B. 1415
Provides that the California Community Colleges and the California State University shall adopt and the University of California and private postsecondary institutions may adopt, a common course numbering system for the 20 highest-demand majors in the respecti...

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CASigned into law 09/2004Postsec.
Community College
Public Postsecondary Education: Transfer Requirements
S.B. 1785
Establishes a program to ensure that community college students who wish to earn baccalaureate degrees at a campus of the California State University are able to do so. Requires the Chancellor to establish admissions requirements for community college transfer...

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CASigned into law 08/2004Postsec.
Community College
Nursing Schools Transfers
A.B. 2839
Requires the Board of Registered Nursing to establish a workgroup or use an existing committee to encourage and facilitate transfer agreements or other enrollment models between associate and baccalaureate degree nursing programs to facilitate the completion o...

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CASigned into law 08/2004Community College
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Community College Interstate Attendance Agreements
A.B. 3063
Authorizes the governing board of a community college district to enter into an interstate attendance agreement directly with a the governing body of a public institution of postsecondary education that provides the first two years of instruction if the state ...

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IAIssued 08/2004P-12
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Community College
IOWA LEARNS COUNCIL
Executive Order No. 30 - 2003
Creates the IOWA LEARNS COUNCIL. The Iowa Learns Council shall work towards the ambitious goal of 90% of Iowa children having a quality pre-school experience, and 90% of Iowa high school graduates will go on to complete at least two years of college; shall pro...

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COSigned into law 05/2004Community College
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Vocational Schools Transfers
H.B. 1361
Directs the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education to adopt policies to ensure the transfer of credits from area vocational schools to institutions within the state system of community and technical colleges. http://www.leg.state.co.us/c...

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VASigned into law 04/2004Postsec.
Community College
Articulation Agreements
S.B. 338
Directs the State Council of Higher Education to facilitate the development of dual admissions and articulation agreements between two- and four-year public and private institutions of higher education in Virginia and requires the Council to develop estimates ...

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VASigned into law 04/2004Postsec.
Community College
Higher Education
H.B. 989
Directs the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV), in cooperation with the governing boards of the public two- and four-year institutions of higher education, to develop a State Transfer Module that designates those general education courses offered within...

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UTSigned into law 03/2004Postsec.
Community College
Transferability of Higher Education Credits
H.B. 320
Requires the State Board of Regents to develop and maintain a transfer and articulation system, maintain a common numbering system for general education and certain lower divisions courses and to provide for credit by examinations; requires institutions of hig...

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WASigned into law 03/2004Postsec.Institutions Of Higher Education
H.B. 2382
Improving articulation and transfer between institutions of higher education; provides for the development of transfer association degrees that will satisfy lower division requirements at public four-year institutions of higher education for specific academic ...

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LASigned into law 06/2003Postsec.University Reciprocal Recognition of Courses
H.B. 1470
Provides relative to the articulation of courses among and recognition of course credit by public college and universities....

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TXSigned into law 06/2003Postsec.Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
S.B. 286
Relates to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Addresses membership, procedures, conflict of interest, common course numbering, success initiative (Sec. 51.3062. SUCCESS INITIATIVE: Requires institutions to asses...

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NVSigned into law 05/2003Postsec.
Community College
Certain College Credits to University
A.B. 507
Revises provisions governing transferability of certain community college credits to university. http://www.leg.state.nv.us/72nd/bills/AB/AB507_EN.pdf...

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INSigned into law 04/2003Postsec.State Educational Institution Credit Agreements
H.B. 1209
State educational institution credit agreements. Requires the statewide transfer and articulation committee to: (1) submit an annual report to the legislative council; (2) develop statewide transfer of credit agreements for courses that are most frequently tak...

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OKSigned into law 04/2003Postsec.Student Credit Transfer
H.B. 1123
Relates to schools; relates to the transfer of credit; deletes obsolete language; states legislative intent to prohibit certain institutions and schools from informing students or advertising that credits transfer without a written agreement. http://www2.lsb....

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WASigned into law 04/2003Postsec.Competency-Based Transfers
H.B. 1909
Creates a pilot project for competency-based transfer in higher education. Under the pilot project, participants shall develop standards,
definitions, and procedures for quality assurance for a transfer system based on student competencies. It is the legisla...

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CTSigned into law 06/2001P-12
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Development of an Articulation Agreement
S.B. 1366
Encourages the development of an articulation agreement between the constituent units of the state system of higher education and independent colleges and universities located in this state....

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TXSigned into law 05/2001P-12
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Community College
Partnership
H.B. 1753
Relates to a partnership agreement between the University of Texas-Pan American and the South Texas Community College District to offer the lower-division courses required for students enrolled in a teacher preparation program....

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TXSigned into law 05/2001Postsec.Transfer of Course Credit
H.B. 1359
Relates to criteria developed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to standardize the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education....

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TNSigned into law 05/2000Postsec.Transfer of Credits
H.B. 2318
Requires THEC to develop and enforce policies for transfer of credits among various institutions of higher education and structuring of courses at such institutions to facilitate this....

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MDSigned into law 04/2000P-12
Community College
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Community College Transfer Scholarship Program
H.B. 476
Establishes the Community College Transfer Scholarship Program and provides for the award of scholarships under the Program; establishes qualifications and requirements for the receipt and retention of an award under the Program; requires the State Scholarship...

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WASigned into law 03/2000P-12
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Notification to Parents
S.B. 6559
Requires notification to parents of school courses leading to college credit; requires that each high school shall publish annually and deliver to each parent with children enrolled in school, information concerning the entrance requirements and the availabili...

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