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Pre-College Courses to College Level, Noncredit to Credit

Pre-college students in Oregon are defined as those who are transitioning from High School, General Education Development (GED), Postsecondary remedial and/or Adult High School Diploma completion programs, displaced workers, or learners transitioning from Adult Basic Education or credit developmental to achieve college level courses and goals. Noncredit students are those who have no credits or have taken only noncredit courses attempting the transition to credit/college-level instruction.

Milestones & Momentum Points for Pre-College Courses to College Level / Noncredit to Credit
•Percent of Oregon high school graduates who enroll at Oregon community colleges within 2 years of high school graduation
•Percent of Oregon high school graduates enrolled at Oregon community colleges who earn 30 or more credits within 2 years of high school graduation
•Pre and Post test score gains on a standard Comprehensive Accountability Student Assessment System (CASAS) test
•Passed one or more GED subtests
•Attained a GED or high school diploma
•Completing two college-level or Post-secondary Remedial courses (six credits)
•Completing two college-level or Post-secondary Remedial courses (six credits) - students with Post-secondary goal only
•Passing a remedial Math or English course with a C grade or better.

Links and Documents
Link The Landscape of Noncredit Workforce Education: State Policies and Community College Practices
Microsoft Word Oregon State Board of Education Docket Item
January 2012
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Microsoft Word HB 4059: Credit for Prior Learning Report
December 2012
1.4 MB
Microsoft Word HECC: Credit for Prior Learning Standards DRAFT
For institutional review and consideration
45 KB
Adobe PDF HB 4059: Credit for Prior Learning
2013 Legislative Report
782 KB