Bill Text For HB2155 - House Floor Version

 1|              HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES - FLOOR VERSION                 |
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 3|             1st Session of the 56th Legislature (2017)                |
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 4|HOUSE BILL 2155                      By: Nollan                        |
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 7|                            AS INTRODUCED                              |
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 8|       An Act relating to schools; providing certain                   |
  |       definition; requiring State Board of Education to               |
 9|       adopt certain statewide system of college and career            |
  |       planning tools; requiring students entering ninth               |
10|       grade by certain school year to complete certain                |
  |       plan; setting forth requirements to include in plan;            |
11|       requiring system to be implemented under certain                |
  |       schedule; providing for certain construction;                   |
12|       providing that plan for certain students coordinate             |
  |       with other program; providing for codification; and             |
13|       providing an effective date.                                    |
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16|BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:                  |
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17|    SECTION 1.     NEW LAW     A new section of law to be codified     |
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18|in the Oklahoma Statutes as Section 1210.508-4 of Title 70, unless     |
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19|there is created a duplication in numbering, reads as follows:         |
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20|    A.  As used in this section:                                       |
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21|    "Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP)" means an              |
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22|individualized plan developed by the student and the student's         |
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23|parent or legal guardian, in collaboration with their school           |
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24|counselors, school administrators, teachers and other school           |
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 1|personnel, that is used to help establish personalized academic and    |
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 2|career goals, explore postsecondary career and educational             |
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 3|opportunities, align course work and curriculum, apply to              |
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 4|postsecondary institutions, secure financial aid and ultimately        |
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 5|enter the workforce.                                                   |
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 6|    B.  As part of the multimeasures approach to high school           |
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 7|graduation recommended by the State Board of Education, pursuant to    |
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 8|Section 5 of House Bill No. 3218 passed by the Legislature in the      |
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 9|2nd Session of the 55th Legislature, the Board shall adopt a new       |
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10|statewide system of college and career planning tools which shall be   |
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11|known as the "Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP)".  The Board      |
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12|shall work cooperatively with school districts to incorporate the      |
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13|ICAP into graduation requirements.                                     |
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14|    1.  Beginning with students entering the ninth grade in the        |
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15|2019-2020 school year, each student shall be required to complete      |
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16|the process of an ICAP in order to graduate from a public high         |
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17|school with a standard diploma.  Each year thereafter, students        |
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18|shall annually update their ICAP.  The ICAP shall include, but not     |
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19|be limited to:                                                         |
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20|         a.    career- and college-interest surveys,                   |
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21|         b.    written postsecondary and workforce goals and           |
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22|              information of progress towards these goals,             |
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23|         c.    intentional sequence of courses that reflect progress   |
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24|              toward the postsecondary goal,                           |
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 1|         d.    the student's academic progress, including courses      |
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 2|              taken, assessment scores, any remediation or credit      |
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 3|              recovery and any Advanced Placement, International       |
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 4|              Baccalaureate; concurrent or dual enrollment credits     |
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 5|              earned and/or career certificate(s), certification(s),   |
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 6|              or endorsements, and                                     |
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 7|         e.    experience in service learning and/or work              |
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 8|              environment activities.                                  |
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 9|    2.  The ICAP system shall be implemented according to the          |
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10|following schedule:                                                    |
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11|         a.    for the 2017-2018 school year, the Oklahoma State       |
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12|              Department of Education shall work with school           |
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13|              districts, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher         |
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14|              Education and the Oklahoma State Board of Career and     |
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15|              Technology Education to develop individual career        |
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16|              academic planning tools for students in grades six       |
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17|              through twelve,                                          |
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18|         b.    for the 2018-2019 school year, the Department shall     |
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19|              incorporate the ICAP as described in paragraph 1 of      |
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20|              this subsection on a pilot program basis, and            |
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21|         c.    for the 2019-2020 school year, and each school year     |
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22|              thereafter, school districts shall fully incorporate     |
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23|              and put into operation the ICAP as described in          |
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 1|              paragraph 1 of this subsection for all students          |
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 2|              entering the ninth grade.                                |
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 3|    C.  Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a        |
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 4|district from implementing the ICAP for students in earlier grades.    |
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 5|    D.  ICAPs for students with disabilities, as defined in the        |
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 6|Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L. No. 105-17,   |
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 7|shall take into account and work in cooperation with the student's     |
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 8|individualized education program (IEP) or Section 504 Plan as          |
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 9|defined by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, P.L. No. 93-112.            |
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10|    SECTION 2.  This act shall become effective November 1, 2017.      |
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12|COMMITTEE REPORT BY: COMMITTEE ON COMMON EDUCATION, dated 02/21/2017   |
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