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Slide 2 Illinois HB 1079Illinois HB 1079 Act is cited as the Dual Credit Quality Act Section 10. Purpose of this act is to accomplish the following: 1. To reduce college costs. 2. To speed time to degree completion. 3. To improve the curriculum for high school students and the alignment of the curriculum with college and workplace expectations. 4. To facilitate the transition between high school and college. 5. To enhance communication between high schools and colleges. 6. To offer opportunities for improving degree attainment for underserved student populations. Slide 3 ICCB (Illinois Community College Board) Course Requirements shall satisfy the following: State Laws and Regulations Instructors Qualification of Students Placement Testing and Prerequisites Course Offerings Concurrent Credit Slide 4 Kewanee High School 2012 School Report Card Data 74.2% White, 15.8% Hispanic, 8.8% Black, 1.2% Other 59.8% Low-income 2012 KHS enrollment 520 2012 Dual-enrollment - 150 Slide 5 KHS/Black Hawk CollegeKHS/Black Hawk College Kewanee High School has partnered with Black Hawk College to offer dual credit and articulated credit for current KHS students. Dual credit classes are held at Kewanee High School and students are given high school credit, plus college credit upon completion of the course. College credits appear on their college transcript from Black Hawk College. These credits can be used for Black Hawk College programs or transfer to other colleges or universities. Slide 6 All Year CoursesAll Year Courses ART 100 - ART HIST. (3hrs.) BIOL 105 BIOLOGY 2 (4hrs.) FREN 101 FRENCH 3 (4hrs.) MATH 112 ALG. 2 (4hrs.) MATH 124 CALCULUS (4hrs.) PHYS 110 PHYSICS (4hrs.) WLD 121 WELDING (4hrs.) BA 110 INTRO TO BUS. (3hrs.) BIOL 101 ANA & P (4hrs.) ENG 101 ENGLISH 4 (3hrs.) MATH 118 PRE-CAL (5hrs.) MUSIC 153 MUSIC APP. (3hrs.) SPAN 101 SPANISH 3 (4hrs.) HIST 106 US HISTORY (3hrs.) NA 100 C.N.A (8hrs.) Slide 7 Fall SemesterFall Semester ENG 101 ENGLISH 4 (3hrs.) HORT 192 HORTICULTURE (3hrs.) SPAN 102 SPANISH 4 (4hrs.) FREN 201 FRENCH 4 (4hrs.) POLS 122 GOVT (3hrs.) SPEC 101 SPEECH (3hrs.) Slide 8 Spring SemesterSpring Semester ENG 102 ENGLISH 4 (3hrs.) HORT 292 HORTICULTURE (3hrs.) SPAN 201 SPANISH 4 (4hrs.) FREN 201 FRENCH 4 (4hrs.) POLS 122 GOVT (3hrs.) SPEC 101 SPEECH (3hrs.) Slide 9 Cost TYPE OF COURSECOST OF COURSE Course taken at K.H.S.$ 30.00 Administrative fee per course Course taken at B.H.C. EXAMPLE: 3 cr. Hr. Course 4 cr. Hr. Course 5 cr. Hr. Course $107.50 Tuition & Fees per hour $322.50 $430.00 $537.50 Slide 10 Benefits/Concerns BenefitsConcerns *Facilitates the transition between high school and college *Reduces cost of college education *Reduces time needed to complete program *Reduces high school drop out rates *Prepares students for college work *Reduces remediation *Raises student motivation and aspiration *Offers greater advanced credit opportunities in rural areas *Increases post-secondary enrollment *Transfers to college and universities *Costs involved in programs and potential funding uncertain *Requires cooperation across sectors *Questions of quality and rigor *Capacity of high school facility to provide college level instruction *Capacity of college faculty to adequately serve the needs of HS aged students *Limited access for low-income and the underprepared student *Little or no data to support claims of success Slide 11 CONTACT Paula Luft, Dual Credit Coordinator luftp@bhc.eduluftp@bhc.edu Missy Vail-Frakes, School Counselor mvail@kcud229.org mvail@kcud229.org James Bryan, HS Principal jbryan@kcud229.orgjbryan@kcud229.org