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Title: Advanced Opportunities for Students


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Advanced Opportunities for Students
Nick Smith, Chief Deputy Idaho State Department
of Education
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Mastery Advancement Program (MAP)
  • S1028, passed during 2013 session
  • Ends the pilot phase and makes the program
    permanent, which allows districts and public
    charter schools to utilize mastery exams enabling
    students to progress quicker through school.
  • Districts and public charter schools must apply
    to participate in MAP.
  • Students must meet the eligibility criteria set
    by local districts and public charter schools to
    participate.

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Mastery Advancement Program (MAP)
  • The student receives 35 of ADA as a scholarship.
    35 of the ADA is distributed to the school
    district, and the remaining 30 is savings to the
    state.
  • To participate, district or public charter must
    submit application package to SDE by June 30,
    2013. Application is available online at
    http//www.sde.idaho.gov/site/mapp/.
  • For more information, contact Cathy Salas at
    332-6909 or csalas_at_sde.idaho.gov.

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Dual Credit for Early Completers
  • S1091, passed during 2013 session
  • Students completing high school graduation
    requirements, with the exception of the senior
    project and math in the senior year, by no later
    than the beginning of the final twelfth grade
    semester or trimester are eligible.
  • Up to 36 postsecondary credits of dual credit
    courses paid for by the state
  • Up to twelve 12 AP or CLEP exams paid for by the
    state

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Dual Credit for Early Completers
  • The State will distribute funds to districts and
    public charter schools to defray the per-credit
    fee charged by postsecondary institutions up to a
    maximum of 75.00 per credit hour and to defray
    the per examination cost up to 90.00 per exam.

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8-in-6 Program
  • S1091, passed during 2013 session
  • Designed to help students complete 8 years of
    school work in 6 years
  • 2 years of middle school
  • 4 years of high school
  • 2 years of college, university, or professional
    technical education
  • Students may begin the program in the 7th grade
    and must complete at least one online summer or
    online overload course, in addition to their full
    course load, each school year.

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8-in-6 Program
  • The state will pay for up to 2 online summer
    courses and 2 online overload courses per student
    per school year, for a maximum of 4 courses per
    year. The state will pay for a maximum of 8
    credits of online summer/overload courses per
    student during their participation in the 8-in-6
    program.
  • State will pay 225 per online course. If the
    cost exceeds 225, the student must pay the
    difference.
  • The program is limited to 10 of students in each
    grade level. Unfilled slots can be reallocated
    first within the school district, then at the
    state-level.

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