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Senate Bill 0179

Senate Bill 0179

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF SB 179 (Updated February 15, 2012 9:43 am - DI 116)

Virtual instruction course requirement. Beginning with the class of students who enter grade 9 in 2013, requires a student pursuing a Core 40 high school diploma to complete at least one virtual instruction course. Specifies that if the virtual instruction course is provided by the school corporation, the school corporation must fund the virtual instruction course through the school corporation's resources, and the school corporation is not entitled to any additional funding because the school corporation provides the virtual instruction course. Provides that if a state university provides a virtual instruction course that is a dual enrollment course or a dual credit course, that course may not be counted for purposes of any component of the higher education funding formula that is determined by or based on the increase in dual enrollment courses or dual credit courses. Inserts a cross-reference to federal educational privacy statutes. Establishes the education issues interim study committee to study the issues relating to the provision of virtual instruction.
    Current Status:
    Out of Committee 2nd House
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