Florida Senate - 2016 SB 1076 By Senator Legg 17-01002A-16 20161076__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to education; amending s. 1007.273, 3 F.S.; prohibiting a district school board from 4 limiting the number of public school students who may 5 enroll in a collegiate high school program; amending 6 s. 1003.4295, F.S.; revising the purpose of the Credit 7 Acceleration Program; requiring students to earn 8 passing scores on specified assessments or 9 examinations to earn course credit; providing an 10 effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Subsection (2) of section 1007.273, Florida 15 Statutes, is amended to read: 16 1007.273 Collegiate high school program.— 17 (2) At a minimum, collegiate high school programs must 18 include an option for public school students in grade 11 or 19 grade 12 participating in the program, for at least 1 full 20 school year, to earn CAPE industry certifications pursuant to s. 21 1008.44 and to successfully complete 30 credit hours through the 22 dual enrollment program under s. 1007.271 toward the first year 23 of college for an associate degree or baccalaureate degree while 24 enrolled in the program. A district school board may not limit 25 the number of public school students who may enroll in the 26 collegiate high school program. 27 Section 2. Subsection (3) of section 1003.4295, Florida 28 Statutes, is amended to read: 29 1003.4295 Acceleration options.— 30 (3) The Credit Acceleration Program (CAP) is created for 31 the purpose of allowing a student to earn high school credit in 32 Algebra I, Algebra II, geometry, United States history,
or33 biology, or a course required under s. 1003.4285 if the student 34 passes the corresponding statewide, standardized assessment 35 administered under s. 1008.22 or Advanced Placement Examination. 36 Notwithstanding s. 1003.436, a school district shall award 37 course credit to a student who is not enrolled in the course, or 38 who has not completed the course, if the student attains a 39 passing score on the corresponding statewide, standardized 40 assessment or Advanced Placement Examination. The school 41 district shall permit a student who is not enrolled in the 42 course, or who has not completed the course, to take the 43 assessment or examination during the regular administration of 44 the assessment or examination. 45 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2016.