Florida Senate - 2018 PROPOSED COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE Bill No. SB 1064 Ì724010XÎ724010 576-03017-18 Proposed Committee Substitute by the Committee on Appropriations (Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education) 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to dual enrollment programs; amending 3 s. 1007.271, F.S.; revising the contents of a public 4 postsecondary institution and private school dual 5 enrollment articulation agreement; prohibiting certain 6 fees from being passed to the private school; 7 providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subsection (24) of section 12 1007.271, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 13 1007.271 Dual enrollment programs.— 14 (24) 15 (b) Each public postsecondary institution eligible to 16 participate in the dual enrollment program pursuant to s. 17 1011.62(1)(i) must enter into a private school articulation 18 agreement with each eligible private school in its geographic 19 service area seeking to offer dual enrollment courses to its 20 students, including, but not limited to, students with 21 disabilities. By August 1 of each year, the eligible 22 postsecondary institution shall complete and submit the private 23 school articulation agreement to the Department of Education. 24 The private school articulation agreement must include, at a 25 minimum: 26 1. A delineation of courses and programs available to the 27 private school student. The postsecondary institution may add, 28 revise, or delete courses and programs at any time. 29 2. The initial and continued eligibility requirements for 30 private school student participation, not to exceed those 31 required of other dual enrollment students. 32 3. The student’s responsibilities for providing his or her 33 own instructional materials and transportation. 34 4. A provision clarifying that the private school will 35 award appropriate credit toward high school completion for the 36 postsecondary course under the dual enrollment program. 37 5. A provision expressing that costs associated with 38 tuition and fees, including registration, and laboratory fees, 39 will not be passed along to the student or the private school 40 that the student attends. 41
6. A provision stating whether the private school will42 compensate the postsecondary institution for the standard43 tuition rate per credit hour for each dual enrollment course44 taken by its students.45 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.