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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
State educational institutions. Requires each high school to offer a number of dual credit and advanced placement courses sufficient to allow a student who qualifies to enroll in the courses to complete at least: (1) one year of college credit after June 30, 2013; and (2) two years of college credit after June 30, 2015. Provides that a state educational institution may not charge or collect a fee for an activity or a service that a student does not use. Requires a professor who is employed by a state educational institution to teach at least two classes each academic year. Provides that a professor or other instructor in a state educational institution must be able to speak English in a manner that is clearly understood by students. Requires each state educational institution to ensure that the courses required for a single major are offered in such a manner that an undergraduate student is able to complete a single major in not more than four fall and four spring semesters. Requires each state educational institution to train individuals who counsel students in course selection in methods of determining the course requirements for each undergraduate major.