Also in the House Education Committee, lawmakers discussed HB335 (Alternative Concurrent Enrollment Options for Capacity Flexibility). Rep. Ryan Wilcox (R-Ogden) sponsored the bill that provides an LEA to contract with a non-designated institution of higher education to provide concurrent enrollment courses.
“As a former concurrent enrollment teacher,” UEA Policy and Research Director Jay Blain told the committee, “I recognize the positive impact of this bill, especially for students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds who are trying to get a jump on their college experience. Any concurrent enrollment expansion is beneficial.”
HB335 passed out of committee unanimously.