Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Transfer of credits toward graduate degrees. Requires the commission for higher education (commission) to study and prepare a report concerning transferability of courses between state educational institutions. Requires the commission to provide the report not later than August 1, 2018, to the department of education, the state board of education, and the legislative council. Defines "eligible teacher", for purposes of the dual credit teacher stipend matching grant fund, as a teacher who teaches a dual credit class and either holds or is in the process of obtaining, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 Transfer of credits toward graduate degrees. Requires the commission for higher education (commission) to study and prepare a report concerning transferability of courses between state educational institutions. Requires the commission to provide the report not later than August 1, 2018, to the department of education, the state board of education, and the legislative council. Defines "eligible teacher", for purposes of the dual credit teacher stipend matching grant fund, as a teacher who teaches a dual credit class and either holds or is in the process of obtaining, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent, a master's degree that includes at least 18 credit hours in the subject area of the dual credit class the teacher teaches. ... View more