The governing board of a state institution of higher education (institution) may, but is not required to, require a national assessment test score as an eligibility criterion for admission.
Each institution shall submit an annual report to the department of higher education concerning the first-time freshman cohort. The department of higher education shall submit a collective annual report to the education committees of the house of representatives and the senate. Starting June 30, 2023, the department of higher education (department) shall publish an annual report of various data concerning first-time freshmen students.
By June 30, 2032, the commission on higher education shall submit a report to the general assembly analyzing the annual reports submitted by the department and analyzing how the optional use of a national assessment test score as an eligibility criterion impacted access to higher education.
(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)