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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Whisnant
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Bill Title: Relating to competency-based education.
Catchline/Summary: Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to submit annual report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly that describes progress made in providing competency-based education in public post-secondary institutions of education.
Establishes the Task Force on Competency-Based Education. Requires task force to evaluate efficacy of expanding competency-based education in post-secondary institutions in this state and of granting post-secondary degrees on basis of competency-based education, identify degree programs or areas of knowledge that are suitable for granting educational credit through competency-based education, identify barriers to implementing or expanding competency-based education programs in post-secondary institutions in this state, analyze and determine how successful competency-based education models have succeeded and recommend specific policy changes and initiatives to implement or expand competency-based education.] Sunsets on December 31, 2018.] Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.]
Chapter Number: Chapter 404
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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