2015 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 2 - Elementary And Secondary Education Generally
Chapter 16 - Curriculum
Subchapter 12 - Advanced Placement and Endorsed Concurrent Enrollment
§ 6-16-1202 - Definitions.
As used in this subchapter:
(1) "Advanced Placement course" means a high school level preparatory course for a college Advanced Placement test that:
(A) Incorporates all topics specified by the College Board and Educational Testing Service on its standards syllabus for a given subject area; and
(B) Is approved by the College Board and Educational Testing Service;
(2) "Endorsed concurrent enrollment course" means a college-level course offered by an institution of higher education in this state that upon completion would qualify for academic credit in both the institution of higher education and a public high school that:
(A) Is in one (1) of the four (4) core areas of math, English, science, and social studies;
(B) Meets the requirements of § 6-16-1204(b); and
(C) Is listed in the Arkansas Course Transfer System of the Department of Higher Education;
(3) "Pre-Advanced Placement course" means a middle school, junior high school, or high school level course that specifically prepares students to enroll and to participate in an advanced course; and
(4) "Vertical team" means a group of educators from different grade levels in a given discipline who work cooperatively to develop and implement a vertically aligned program aimed at helping students from diverse backgrounds acquire the academic skills necessary for success in the Advanced Placement program and other challenging coursework.
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