Early Colleges/Middle Colleges: Sources


Early Colleges/Middle Colleges: Sources

This database was compiled by Jennifer Dounay, project manager, ECS High School Policy Center. For questions, additions or corrections: 303.299.3689 or jdounay@ecs.org.

Sources
California Brief profile: Preamble to 1997 A.B. 1106 (Chapter 948)
Who may establish: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 11300, 11301; Lynn Hartzler, California Department of Education
Unique characteristics: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 11300
Funding mechanism: Secondary schools: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 48802; Tuition: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 76300(f); Postsecondary funding: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 48800.5(e) and § 76001(c)
Eligibility requirements: Lynn Hartzler, California Department of Education
Population targeted: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 11300
Counseling/support: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 11300; Lynn Hartzler, California Department of Education
College partners: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 11300
Where courses provided: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 11300
Postsecondary institutions required to accept credits:
Evaluative component: CAL. EDUC. CODE § 11301; Lynn Hartzler, California Department of Education
Colorado Brief profile: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-103, -104
Who may establish: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-104
Unique characteristics: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-105(2), -106
Funding mechanism: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-106, -107; Secondary schools: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-107(1); Tuition: § 22-35.5-107(2); Postsecondary funding: 1 COLO. CODE REGS. § 2254-R-5.19
Eligibility requirements: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-104 through -10
Population targeted: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-106 (1)(d), 22-35.5-103(7)
Counseling/support: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-105
Notification: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-105
College partners: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-103
Associate's degrees: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-104
Postsecondary institutions required to accept credits: Colorado Department of Higher Education Policies and Procedures, Section I, Part L, Paragraphs 5.01 and 5.03
Teacher/faculty requirements: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-106
Evaluative component: COLO. REV. STAT. § 22-35.5-108
Michigan Brief profile: MICH. COMP. LAWS § 388.1664; MICH. ADMIN. CODE r. 388.152; Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Who may establish: MICH. ADMIN. CODE r. 388.152; Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education; MICH. COMP. LAWS § 380.501
Unique characteristics: MICH. COMP. LAWS § 388.1664; Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Funding mechanism:
Eligibility requirements: Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Population targeted: MICH. COMP. LAWS § 388.1664; Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Counseling/support: Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
College partners: MICH. COMP. LAWS § 388.1664; Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Where courses provided: Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Associate's degrees: MICH. COMP. LAWS § 388.1664; MICH. ADMIN. CODE r. 388.152; Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Postsecondary institutions required to accept credits: Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Teacher/faculty requirements: Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
Evaluative component: Jan Ellis and MaryAlice Galloway, Michigan Department of Education
North Carolina

Brief profile: North Carolina New Schools Project Web site
Who may establish: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50A and 115C-238.51
Unique characteristics: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.51 and 115C-238.52; North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Learn and Earn Online Web page; EARN Grants Web page
Funding mechanism: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50(a)(10), -238.53(e) and -238.54; Secondary schools: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.54(a); Tuition: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115D-5(b), UNC Policy 400.6.1[R]; Postsecondary funding: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115D-41, University of North Carolina "Student Credit Hour Enrollment Change Funding Model" manual
Eligibility requirements: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50(f), University of North Carolina Policy Manual, section 400.6.1
Population targeted: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50(a)(1) and (2) and (d)(3)
Counseling/support: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50(b)(6)
Notification: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50(b)(10); Carolyn White, Director, Learn and Earn, North Carolina New Schools Project
College partners: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50A, 116-2(4)
Where courses provided: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50(e); University of North Carolina Policy Manual, section 400.6.1; Learn and Earn Online Web site
Associate's degrees: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50(d)(2) University of North Carolina Policy Manual, sections 400.6 and 400.6.1
Postsecondary institutions required to accept credits: Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Between the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System, revised June 2008
Teacher/faculty requirements: Carolyn White, Director, Learn and Earn, North Carolina New Schools Project; NC. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.50(b)(8), -238.51(b)(9)
Evaluative component: N.C. GEN. STAT. § 115C-238.55

Pennsylvania Brief profile: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1602-B
Who may establish: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1602-B, 16-1614-B(b)
Unique characteristics: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1603-B(e), § 16-1612-B
Funding mechanism: Secondary schools: 22 PA. CODE § 11.5; Tuition: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1603-B; Postsecondary funding: 22 PA. CODE § 35.61, review of 2007-2008 state budgets
Eligibility requirements: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1613-B(b)(2), § 16-1612-B(b)(5)
Population targeted: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1605-B
Notification: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1603-B(b)
College partners: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1602-B
Postsecondary institutions must accept credits: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1615-B(d)
Evaluative component: 24 PA. CONS. STAT. § 16-1612-B(b), 16-1603-B(f), 16-1611-B(b)
Tennessee Brief profile: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101 through -104
Who may establish: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-104
Unique characteristics: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101, -104, -105
Funding mechanism: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101(b)(10), -107 Secondary schools: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-107(a); Tuition: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-107(f); Postsecondary funding: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-106(f)
Eligibility requirements: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101, -104
Population targeted: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101(a)(1) and (2), (d)(3)
Counseling/support component: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101(b)(6)
Notification: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101(b)(11), 49-15-104((b)(8)
College partners: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101(a), 49-15-105(a)(1) and (2)
Where courses provided: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101(e), -106(d)
Associate's degrees: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101(d)(2)
Postsecondary institutions required to accept credits:
Teacher/faculty requirements: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-101(b)(8), -104(b)(10)
Evaluative component: TENN. CODE ANN. § 49-15-108
Texas Brief profile: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 29.908(b); 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 4.153(5)
Who may establish: 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 4.154, 102.1091
Unique characteristics: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 29.0822, 29.908(d)
Funding mechanism: Secondary schools: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 29.908(c); Tuition: 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 102.1091(d)(3); Postsecondary funding: 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 4.160
Eligibility requirements: 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 4.155
Population targeted: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 29.908(a) and (d)
Counseling/support: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 29.908(b)(4)
Notification: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 28.010
College partners: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 29.908(b)(3); 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 4.153(3)
Associate's degrees: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 29.908(b)(2)
Postsecondary institutions required to accept credits: TEX. EDUC. CODE ANN. § 61.822(c) and (d); Evelyn Hiatt, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Teacher/faculty requirements: 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 4.156
Evaluative component: 19 TEX. ADMIN. CODE § 4.159, 102.1091

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