Florida Senate - 2018 SB 1064 By Senator Baxley 12-01419-18 20181064__ 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 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 postsecondary institution eligible to participate 16 in the dual enrollment program pursuant to s. 1011.62(1)(i) must 17 enter into a private school articulation agreement with each 18 eligible private school in its geographic service area seeking 19 to offer dual enrollment courses to its students, including, but 20 not limited to, students with disabilities. By August 1 of each 21 year, the eligible postsecondary institution shall complete and 22 submit the private school articulation agreement to the 23 Department of Education. The private school articulation 24 agreement must include, at a minimum: 25 1. A delineation of courses and programs available to the 26 private school student. The postsecondary institution may add, 27 revise, or delete courses and programs at any time. 28 2. The initial and continued eligibility requirements for 29 private school student participation, not to exceed those 30 required of other dual enrollment students. 31 3. The student’s responsibilities for providing his or her 32 own instructional materials and transportation. 33 4. A provision clarifying that the private school will 34 award appropriate credit toward high school completion for the 35 postsecondary course under the dual enrollment program. 36 5. A provision expressing that costs associated with 37 tuition and fees, including registration, and laboratory fees, 38 will not be passed along to the student or the private school 39 that the student attends. 40
6. A provision stating whether the private school will41 compensate the postsecondary institution for the standard42 tuition rate per credit hour for each dual enrollment course43 taken by its students.44 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.