Today's Law As Amended

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AB-2621 Postsecondary education: California Community Colleges.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 70901.3 is added to the Education Code, to read:

70901.3.
 (a) The Legislative Analyst's Office shall conduct a study on the feasibility of creating an exclusively online community college, and on or before July 1, 2019, shall report its findings to the Legislature. The report shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, all of the following:
(1) The types of courses that the online community college should offer.
(2) The composition and educational requirements of the faculty who would teach the courses identified pursuant to paragraph (1).
(3) The appropriate governing body for the online community college.
(4) The appropriate role of the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges.
(5) What an accreditation plan should entail for the online community college.
(6) What metrics for success and data gathering should be required and collected by the online community college.
(7) What an outreach plan to potential students should entail for the online community college.
(b) (1) A report submitted pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
(2) Pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, this section shall be repealed on January 1, 2023.