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Title College Credit For Work Experience
Status House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments (05/28/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Higher Education
House Sponsors B. McLachlan (D)
M. Baisley (R)
Senate Sponsors R. Zenzinger (D)
T. Story (D)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/08/2020
Description

Making Higher Education Attainable Interim Study
Committee. The bill requires an existing council charged with looking
at general education courses (council) to implement a plan for
determining and awarding academic credit for postsecondary education
based on work-related experience.
Furthermore, state institutions of higher education (institutions) are

required to evaluate student learning from work-related experience and
award appropriate academic credit for the experience. Also, institutions
shall accept and transfer academic credit awarded for work-related
experience as courses with guaranteed-transfer designation, unless the
council creates a plan concerning awarding and transferring academic
credit for work-related experience for courses with guaranteed-transfer
designation.

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