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P.O. BOX 145115 * SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84114-5115 * (801) 538-1035         February 29, 2012

Mr. President:

    The Education Committee reports a favorable recommendation on S.B. 284, CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT AMENDMENTS, by Senator S. Urquhart, with the following amendments:

1.    Page 1, Lines 12 through 15 :    

             12          .    authorizes a student to be charged a per credit hour partial tuition for

  certain       higher

             13      education courses offered in public schools through concurrent enrollment;
             14          .    requires that concurrent enrollment courses:
             15              .    
{   meet general education requirements   }        be introductory-level courses       at higher education institutions; and

2.    Page 1, Lines 18 through 19 :    

             18          .    requires the State Board of Regents
{   and the State Board of Education to work

             19      collaboratively to offer  
  to develop       certain technology-intensive concurrent enrollment courses;

3.    Page 3, Lines 83 through 88 :    

             83          (4) (a) Concurrent enrollment courses shall be
  introductory-level general education, career and technical education, or pre-major       college-level courses      {   corresponding to

             84      the first or second year of general education  
at a state institution of higher

education leading
             85      toward a certificate or degree.
             86          (b) The State Board of Regents

{   and the State Board of Education   } shall        :


             87      technology-intensive concurrent enrollment courses, designed as hybrid courses, having a
             88      blend of different learning activities available both in classrooms and online
  ; and

    (ii) develop courses delivered exclusively online  

4.    Page 5, Lines 124 through 126 :    

             124          (ii)
  except as provided in Subsection (9)(f),       partial tuition of up to $30 per credit hour for each concurrent enrollment course for

             125      which the student receives college credit, paid directly to the institution of higher education
             126      that offers the credit.

5.    Page 5, Line 132 :    

             132      receive credit from an institution of higher education.
      (f) A state institution of higher education may not charge tuition to a high school concurrent enrollment student for:

    (i) a technology-intensive concurrent enrollment course described in Subsection (4)(b); or
    (ii) a gateway career and technology education course, as defined by the State Board of Regents.  


        Aaron Osmond
        Committee Chair

Voting: 3-0-4
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