Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1296

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 21-43-4.

Synopsis: College credit for high school classes. Requires all state educational institutions to accept dual credit courses that are included in the core transfer library and successfully completed by a high school student.

Effective: July 1, 2011.





Messmer, Thompson, Battles




    January 12, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.







Introduced

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1296



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 21-43-4-13; (11)IN1296.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 21-43-4-13, AS ADDED BY P.L.2-2007, SECTION 284, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 13. (a) If a student enrolls in a course offered by an eligible institution under the program, the eligible institution and the student's school corporation shall enter into a contract for dual credit. The contract must establish the terms and conditions under which:
        (1) the eligible institution will award credit for specified classes successfully completed by students in the school corporation; and
        (2) the school corporation will award credit for specified classes successfully completed by students at the eligible institution.
     (b) If a student enrolls in a course offered by a state educational institution under the program, the state educational institution and the student's school corporation shall enter into a contract for dual credit that provides for the course to be included in the core transfer library under IC 21-42-5-4. The contract must establish the terms and conditions under which:
        (1) any state educational institution will award credit for specified courses successfully completed by students in the school corporation; and
        (2) the school corporation will award credit for specified courses successfully completed by students at any state educational institution.

SOURCE: IC 21-43-4-15; (11)IN1296.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 21-43-4-15, AS ADDED BY P.L.2-2007, SECTION 284, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 15. If a student enrolls in an eligible institution after graduation from secondary school, the eligible institution shall award postsecondary credit for a course successfully completed by the student at the eligible institution. If the student enrolls in another eligible institution, that eligible institution may shall grant credit for courses that are included in the core transfer library under IC 21-42-5-4 and successfully completed by the student under the program.