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Title XLVIII EARLY LEARNING-20 EDUCATION CODE
Chapter 1004 PUBLIC POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
SECTION 0961Credit for online courses.
1004.0961 Credit for online courses.—Beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, the State Board of Education shall adopt rules and the Board of Governors shall adopt regulations that enable students to earn academic credit for online courses, including massive open online courses, before initial enrollment at a postsecondary institution. The rules of the State Board of Education and regulations of the Board of Governors must include procedures for credential evaluation and the award of credit, including, but not limited to, recommendations for credit by the American Council on Education; equivalency and alignment of coursework with appropriate courses; course descriptions; type and amount of credit that may be awarded; and transfer of credit.
History.—s. 6, ch. 2013-225; s. 50, ch. 2014-39.