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AB-1002 Postsecondary education: course credit for prior military education, training, and service.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 66025.71 of the Education Code is amended to read:

66025.71.
 (a) (1)  (A)    The Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, in collaboration with the Academic Senate for the California Community Colleges, shall do both of the following:
(1) (i)  By September 1, 2019, develop a consistent policy to award military personnel and veterans who have an official Joint Services Transcript containing courses that have been evaluated by the American Council on Education with full descriptions and credit recommendations, course credit for California Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum, California State University General Education Breadth, or local community college general education requirements, as appropriate for the student’s needs, in a course with subject matter similar to that of his or her  the student’s  military education, training, and service.
(2) (ii)  Periodically review and adjust the policy developed pursuant to this subdivision subparagraph  to align it with policies of other public postsecondary educational institutions.
(b) (B)  By December 31, 2020, each community college district shall have a policy consistent with the policy developed by the chancellor pursuant to subdivision (a) subparagraph (A)  to assess Joint Services Transcripts for the  awarding of  course credit.
(c) (2)  Each community college campus shall post on its Internet Web site  internet website  the most recent policy adopted pursuant to this section. subdivision. 
(b) (1) (A) The Office of the Chancellor of the California State University, in collaboration with the Academic Senate of the California State University, shall, and the University of California is requested to, do both of the following:
(i) By September 1, 2022, develop a consistent policy to award military personnel and veterans who have an official Joint Services Transcript containing courses that have been evaluated by the American Council on Education with full descriptions and credit recommendations, course credit for the California State University or the University of California, as appropriate for the student’s needs, in a course taught on the campus where the student matriculates, with subject matter similar, or equivalent, subject to academic and faculty review, to that of the student’s military education, training, and service.
(ii) Periodically review and adjust the policy developed pursuant to this subparagraph to align it with policies of other public postsecondary educational institutions.
(B) By December 31, 2023, each campus of the California State University shall, and the University of California is requested to, have in effect a policy consistent with the policy developed pursuant to subparagraph (A) to assess Joint Services Transcripts for awarding course credit.
(2) Each campus of the California State University shall, and the University of California is requested to, post on its internet website the most recent policy adopted pursuant to this subdivision.