OR HB2984 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)
Status: Introduced on January 21 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-26 - Referred to Education.
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires public institutions of higher education to award academic credit in each instance in which enrolled student completed high school class or participated in high school program that offered learning and experiences comparable to introductory communications, public speaking or argumentation course offered at institution. Requires public institutions of higher education to award academic credit in each instance in which enrolled student completed high school class or participated in high school program that offered learning and experiences comparable to introductory communications, public speaking or argumentation course offered at institution. Requires institution to award two academic credits to each student who participated in DECA program, FFA program or speech and debate program for two or three years while at high school. Requires institution to award four academic credits to each student who participated in DECA program, FFA program or speech and debate program for four years while at high school. Prohibits institution from requiring these students to take introductory communications, public speaking or argumentation course offered at institution as prerequisite for taking more advanced courses at institution.

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Title

Relating to academic credits at public institutions of higher education.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-26HouseReferred to Education.
2021-01-21HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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