HB 1246-1_ Filed 01/24/2008, 13:44
Your Committee on Education , to which was referred House Bill 1246 , has had
the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the
recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
SOURCE: Page 1, line 4; (08)CR124603.1. -->
Page 1, line 4, delete "Virtual Learning Cooperative" and insert
" Concurrent Enrollment Partnership".
Page 1, line 5, delete ""base school corporation" means" and insert
" "concurrent enrollment partnership" refers to the Indiana
concurrent enrollment partnership established by section 2 of this
Sec. 2. The Indiana concurrent enrollment partnership is
established to foster innovation and collaboration among state
educational institutions and school corporations. The partnership
(1) organize the concurrent enrollment partnership;
(2) establish unified rigorous academic standards, assessment
requirements, and share best practices that comply with
appropriate national accreditation standards for concurrent
enrollment programs under IC 21-43-5;
(3) coordinate outreach and recruitment of Indiana students
and teachers to participate in concurrent enrollment
(4) create an implementation plan to identify up to thirty (30)
courses from the core transfer library established under
IC 21-42-5-1 that would be available to each high school
student who qualifies to participate in the double up college
program under IC 21-43-5 by July 1, 2009;
(5) develop and submit an annual report on the programs
listed under IC 21-43-5-4(a) to the department of education
and the commission for higher education before July 1 of each
(6) offer recommendations on concurrent enrollment matters
as requested by the state board of education and the
commission for higher education.
Sec. 3. Membership in the concurrent enrollment partnership
shall include the following:
(1) Concurrent enrollment directors from each state
educational institution that participates in the dual enrollment
(2) An individual appointed by the superintendent of public
(3) An individual appointed by the commission for higher
(4) An individual appointed by the Indiana Association of
School Business Officials.
(5) An individual appointed by the Indiana Association of
(6) An individual appointed by the Indiana Association of
School Principals representing a secondary school.
(7) A high school teacher participating in a concurrent
enrollment program appointed by the principal of the high
school with the largest total headcount enrollment in
concurrent enrollment programs offered by state educational
Sec. 4. (a) The chair of the concurrent enrollment partnership
shall be elected by a majority of all dual enrollment partnership
members at the initial meeting of the partnership.
(b) The chair shall call the meetings of the partnership.
(c) The chair shall serve for a two (2) year term.
Sec. 5. The commission for higher education shall provide staff
and budgetary support for the concurrent enrollment partnership.
Sec. 6. This chapter expires July 1, 2016.".
Page 1, delete lines 6 through 17.
Delete pages 2 through 3.
Page 4, delete lines 1 through 40.
Page 6, delete lines 34 through 42.
Page 7, delete lines 1 through 15.
Page 7, line 27, delete "college head start courses (as defined in
IC 21-42-1-2.5)." and insert " college introductory courses designated
by the commission under IC 21-42-5-1(b).".
Page 7, delete lines 28 through 36.
Page 8, line 3, delete ", with".
Page 8, delete line 4.
Page 8, line 5, delete "articulation,".
Page 8, line 6, delete "head start".
Page 8, between lines 15 and 16, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 21-43-2-4; (08)CR124603.14. -->
"SECTION 14. IC 21-43-2-4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2008]: Sec. 4. The concurrent enrollment partnership
(established under IC 20-20-36) shall develop a plan to align dual
credit program among Indiana high schools and state educational
SOURCE: IC 21-43-2-5; (08)CR124603.15. -->
SECTION 15. IC 21-43-2-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2008]: Sec. 5. The concurrent enrollment partnership
(established under IC 20-20-36) shall create an implementation
plan to make available to each high school student up to five (5)
SOURCE: Page 9, line 5; (08)CR124603.9. -->
Page 9, delete lines 5 through 9.
Page 9, after line 9, begin a new paragraph and insert:
" (c) The commission for higher education shall develop and
submit an annual report on the programs listed under subsection
(a) to the department of education and to the general assembly
before July 1 of each year. A report submitted under this section
to the general assembly must be in an electronic format under
SOURCE: ; (08)CR124603.17. -->
SECTION 17. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008] (a) As used in this
SECTION, "committee" refers to the interim study committee on
K-12 virtual learning.
(b) There is established the interim study committee on K-12
virtual learning. The committee shall review and make
recommendations to the general assembly, the state board of
education, and the department of education on the following:
(1) The availability of virtual learning for K-12 students in
(2) How virtual learning services are being provided by other
states and through state departments of education.
(3) Standards of quality and alignment with Indiana's content
standards recommended for virtual learning.
(4) Accreditation standards and pricing for virtual learning
services if provided by a private provider or nonaccredited
(5) Tuition reimbursement for students who enroll in courses
that are provided outside their home school corporation.
(6) Other issues that may be determined as necessary to make
recommendations by the interim study committee.
(c) The committee shall operate under the policies governing
study committees adopted by the legislative council.
(d) The affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members
appointed to the committee are required for the committee to take
action on any measure, including final reports.
(e) This SECTION expires November 1, 2008.
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to HB 1246 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
CR124603/DI 109 2008