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House Bill 1266

House Bill 1266

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB 1266 (Updated April 28, 2007 10:20 am - DI 71)

Twenty-first century scholarships. Provides that a student who is in foster care, or placed in a child caring institution, a group home, or the home of a relative or other unlicensed caretaker: (1) is considered a full-need student by the state student assistance program; and (2) receives information concerning the twenty-first century scholars program from the student's caseworker. Requires the state student assistance commission to adopt rules allowing a student in foster care to enroll in the twenty-first century scholarship program at any time during high school if the student agrees to meet certain eligibility criteria for at least six months after graduation from high school. Allows students in certain nonpublic schools that are not accredited by the state board of education to become eligible students for the twenty-first century scholarship program. Makes amendments to conform with the higher education recodification.
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