Distance learning credit limited.
ENTITLED, An Act to
prohibit school districts from granting credit for distance learning courses
offered through entities other than the South Dakota Virtual High School.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as
No school district may grant credit for any course successfully completed through distance
learning as defined in
13-33-20 unless the course is offered through the South Dakota Virtual
However, a school district may grant credit for a distance learning course offered through an
entity other than the South Dakota Virtual High School if any of the following conditions apply:
(1) The course is provided through an agreement among accredited school districts;
(2) The course is a university course taken by a student who is dually enrolled pursuant to
the provisions of
(3) The course was previously taken through an accredited high school or other accredited
provider by a student who subsequently transferred into the school district; or
(4) The course is not available through the South Dakota Virtual High School and is pre-
approved by the secretary of education.
Signed March 5, 2007