Section 232.2466, Florida Statutes 2001
232.2466 College-ready diploma program.--
(1) Beginning with the 1998-1999 school year, each school district shall award a differentiated college-ready diploma to each student who:
(a) Successfully completes the requirements for a standard high school diploma as prescribed by s. 232.246. Among courses taken to fulfill the 24-academic-credit requirement, a student must take high school courses that are adopted by the Board of Regents and recommended by the State Board of Community Colleges as college-preparatory academic courses.
(b) Takes the postsecondary education common placement test prescribed in s. 240.117, or an equivalent test identified by the State Board of Education, before graduation and scores at or above the established statewide passing score in each test area.
(2) A college-ready diploma entitles a student to admission without additional placement testing to a public postsecondary education program that terminates in a technical certificate, an applied technology diploma, an associate in applied science degree, an associate in science degree, or an associate in arts degree, if the student enters postsecondary education within 2 years after earning the college-ready diploma.
History.--s. 6, ch. 97-246; s. 1, ch. 98-421; s. 14, ch. 2001-89.