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2013 Regular Session
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Bates, Hass, Representative Dembrow, Read
Regular Sponsors: Senator Beyer, Starr, Steiner Hayward, Representative Bentz, Gelser, Johnson (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to accelerated college credit programs; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Establishes Accelerated Learning Committee.
Directs Oregon Student Access Commission and Department of Education to administer strategic investments to give students skills and resources to more quickly earn college credit and be more likely to be successful in post-secondary education. Directs Oregon Education Investment Board to develop for strategic investments timelines, performance measures and data requirements. Appropriates moneys to commission and department for purposes of making strategic investments.] Directs committee to examine methods to encourage and enable students to obtain college credits while still in high school. Sunsets committee on date of convening of 2015 regular session of Legislative Assembly. Restricts additional courses that school district or public charter school may require student to complete for high school diploma. Directs community college district to collaborate with interested school districts within boundaries of community college district to facilitate delivery of accelerated college credit program. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 761
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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