• Dual Enrollment Options: Option A and Option B

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    DE Option A vs Option B

     

    Dual Enrollment Option A Requirements

     

    1. An eligible high school student shall meet the following requirements, pursuant to O.C.G.A § 20-2-161.3, in order to be awarded a high school diploma:

     

    • Receives a score of admission acceptable on the readiness assessment required by the eligible postsecondary

     

    • Earns two secondary credits in State Board identified high school courses that culminate in a state administered end-of-course assessment in each of the following subject areas: English/language arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Eligible high school students must participate in the appropriate end-of-course assessment.

     

    • However, State Board of Education Rule 160-3-1-.07 TESTING PROGRAMS – STUDENT ASSESSMENT (2)(j)1 establishes certain exemptions from end-of-course assessments.

     

    • Earns one secondary credit in health and physical

     

    • Completes approved postsecondary courses that satisfy high school graduation requirements.

     

    • Earns the requisite credits required by State Board of Education Rule 160-4-2-.48 High School Graduation Requirements for Students Enrolling in the Ninth Grade for the First Time in the 2008-09 School Year and Subsequent Years.

     

    Dual Enrollment Option B Requirements

     

    1. An eligible high school student shall meet the following requirements, pursuant to O.C.G.A § 20-2-149.2, in order to be awarded a high school diploma:

     

    • Receives a score of admission acceptable on the readiness assessment required by the eligible postsecondary

     

    • Earns two secondary credits in state required ninth and tenth grade level high school courses or their equivalent: two English courses, two mathematics courses, two science courses, and two social studies courses; and any state required tests associated with any such

     

    • At a minimum, students pursuing a high school diploma according to the provisions of (2)(g) of this rule must successfully complete and pass the following courses and participate in the specified end-of-course assessments: Algebra I or Coordinate Algebra, and Geometry or Analytic Geometry, and Biology, and Ninth Grade Literature and

     

    • Earns one secondary credit in health and physical

     

    • Completes one of the following postsecondary requirements:

     

    • An associate degree program; or

     

    • A technical college diploma program and all postsecondary academic education and technical education and training prerequisites for any state, national, or industry occupational certifications or licenses required to work in the field; or

     

    • At least two technical college certificate of credit programs in one specific career pathway and all postsecondary academic education and technical education and training prerequisites for any state, national, or industry occupational certifications or licenses required to work in the field as determined by the Technical College System of

     

    • A student who meets the requirements of sections (2)(g) 1. (i) through (iv) shall be deemed to have met all graduation requirements of the State Board of Education and shall not be subject to any courses or assessments otherwise required for purposes of

     

    • No local school system that receives funding under this article shall exclude eligible high school students taking one or more dual credit courses pursuant to this Code section from eligibility determinations for valedictorian and salutatorian of a participating eligible high school; provided, however, that this shall not apply to a high school student who moves into the local school system after his or her sophomore year and has not taken any courses on site at the participating eligible high school.

     

    Authority: O.C.G.A. §§ 20-2-149.2 and 20-2-161.3

     

    Adopted:  June 13, 2019                                Effective: July 3, 2019