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Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Floor Approved)

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Credit Award for AP, CLEP (language only)

Item 4-.01 #1h

Item 4-.01 #1h

Operating Policies
Operating Policies

Language

Page 533, after line 14, insert:

"e. 1. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall establish a policy for granting undergraduate course credit to entering freshman students who have taken one or more Advanced Placement, Cambridge Advanced (A/AS), College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), or International Baccalaureate examinations by August 1, 2017. The policy shall:

a) Outline the conditions necessary for each public institution of higher education to grant course credit, including the minimum required scores on such examinations;

b) Identify the course credit or other academic requirements of each public institution of higher education that the student satisfies by achieving the minimum required scores on such examinations; and

c) Ensure that the grant of course credit is consistent across each public institution of higher education and each such examination.

2. The Council and each public institution of higher education shall make the policy available to the public on its website."



Explanation

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)