Bill Summary for S 296 (2011-2012)

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Mar 31 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
Senate Bill 296 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 9, 2011
TO BROADEN THE DEFINITION OF COOPERATIVE INNOVATIVE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
Intro. by Atwater, McKissick.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Deletes all provisions of 1st edition and replaces with AN ACT TO PERMIT COURSES FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE GATEWAY TO COLLEGE PROGRAM TO GENERATE BUDGET FTE AND TO DEVELOP AN APPROVAL PROCESS FOR DROPOUT RECOVERY PROGRAM PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN LOCAL COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND LOCAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS.
Amends GS 115D-20(4), authorizing local administrative boards and local school boards to establish dropout recovery programs in the boards’ respective areas, subject to State Board of Community Colleges (Board) approval.
Amends Section 7.24(h) of SL 2010-13 to add that specified courses provided to students in the Gateway to College programs at the Durham Technical Community College or the College of the Albemarle will generate state funding through budget FTE.
Directs the Board, with the State Board of Education, to develop a process to approve high school dropout recovery program partnerships between local community colleges and local school administrative units, to examine specified programs for best practices, and to report to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee before March 1, 2012, with any recommended legislation.
Effective July 1, 2011.

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