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HB20-1002

College Credit For Work Experience

Concerning a statewide plan for awarding college credit for work-related experience.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subject:
Higher Education
Bill Summary

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.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Baisley, Rep. B. McLachlan
Sen. T. Story, Sen. R. Zenzinger

Sponsor

Rep. C. Kipp

Co-sponsor