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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Course access program. Provides that, not later than June 30, 2021, the state board of education (state board) shall establish requirements that a: (1) course provider must meet to be eligible for authorization; and (2) course access program course must meet to be eligible for approval. (Current law requires the department of education (department) to establish an authorization process for course providers and a review process for approval of course access program courses.) Requires the department to authorize a course provider or approve a course access program course if certain conditions are met. Provides that a course provider may appeal Course access program. Provides that, not later than June 30, 2021, the state board of education (state board) shall establish requirements that a: (1) course provider must meet to be eligible for authorization; and (2) course access program course must meet to be eligible for approval. (Current law requires the department of education (department) to establish an authorization process for course providers and a review process for approval of course access program courses.) Requires the department to authorize a course provider or approve a course access program course if certain conditions are met. Provides that a course provider may appeal the denial of authorization or approval of a course access program course to the state board. Provides that a school corporation may not deny enrollment of an eligible student in a course access program course for the reason that the course would exceed requirements for a normal full course load at the school corporation if the student agrees to pay the cost of tuition for the course. Requires the department to approve a civics course access program course that meets certain requirements. ... View more