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House Sends Cap on College Courses in High School to Kemp

Mar 3, 2020

Georgia high school students are likely to face a cap on the number of college courses for which the state would pay. Representatives voted 103-67 on Tuesday to accept Senate changes to House Bill 444. It goes to Gov. Brian Kemp for his signature.

The Republican governor supports the bill, saying the cost of providing college courses for high school students is growing too fast. Most students would be limited to 30 hours of college credit. That's what a student typically has to take to finish a year of college. Kemp wants hold spending at its current $105 million a year.

Georgia Could Cap College Course Payments for High Schoolers

Jan 28, 2020

Georgia high school students would face a cap on the number of college courses that the state would pay for under a bill that passed the state Senate Tuesday.

House Bill 444 passed on a 34-18 vote and now moves to the House for more debate.

Gov. Brian Kemp and a number of lawmakers say the cost of Georgia's dual enrollment program is growing too fast.

Most students would be limited to 30 hours of college credit. The bill would also say that most students taking academic courses would have to be high school juniors or seniors.

Georgia Considers Limits on College Course Payments

Jan 15, 2020

Georgia lawmakers are considering limits on how much the state will pay for high school students to take college courses. Gov. Brian Kemp and a number of legislators have been raising concerns about the growing cost of Georgia's dual enrollment program.

On Wednesday, state Rep. Bert Reeves unveiled a Kemp-backed bill that would limit most students to 30 hours of dual enrollment credit. House Bill 444 would also ban freshmen from dual enrollment courses.