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Requiring a systemwide credit policy regarding international baccalaureate exams (Mullet, Palumbo, Wilson)

Institutions of higher education must establish a coordinated, evidence-based policy for granting as many undergraduate college credits as possible and practical to students who have received a passing grade on international baccalaureate exams.

Credit policy regarding all international baccalaureate exams must be posted on campus web sites effective for the 2018 fall academic term.

The institutions of higher education must conduct biennial reviews of their international baccalaureate credit policy and report noncompliance to the appropriate committees of the legislature by November 1st of each year, beginning November 1, 2020.

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5917&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)