2003 Regular Session
To: Universities and Colleges
By: Senator(s) Farris
AN ACT TO DIRECT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING, THE STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY AND JUNIOR COLLEGES AND THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ENTER INTO AN ARTICULATION AGREEMENT TO ADDRESS DUAL CREDIT FOR COURSES TAKEN BY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN DUAL ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, the State Board for Community and Junior Colleges and the State Board of Education are hereby authorized and directed to enter into a system-wide articulation agreement providing for the transfer of appropriate credits earned by qualified high school students enrolled in dual enrollment programs from the various community colleges and universities offering such credit to the appropriate home school district of the student. The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, the State Board for Community and Junior Colleges and the State Board of Education shall jointly develop a report on the articulation agreement required under this section, and submit this report to the Committees on Education and Universities and Colleges of each House of the Legislature, on or before December 1, 2004.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2003.