Indiana College Core Delivery Site Criteria

Criteria for Determining a Delivery Site for
The Indiana College Core*

March 3, 2021

1. A delivery site for the Indiana College Core is defined as a high school that has:

a. Partnered with at least one Indiana public, postsecondary institution to ensure that students at that high school can complete the Indiana College Core; and

b. Committed to send all current high school transcripts through Parchment as XML data files.

2. For a high school to be identified as a delivery site for the Indiana College Core, a Memorandum of Understanding must be signed between the high school and an Indiana public, primary postsecondary partner, which is the college or university that:

a. Will affirm that high school students who complete the Core have earned at least 30 semester hours of credit and have mastered the competencies required for the Core;

b. Will issue a transcript to students indicating they have completed the Core; and

c. May confer a postsecondary certificate to students who complete the Core.

3. The duties of the primary postsecondary partner include:

a. Delivering at least 15 of the 30 credit hours of coursework required to complete the Indiana College Core;

b. Coordinating the delivery of coursework from other postsecondary partners to avoid unnecessary course duplication and to ensure there are no gaps in the availability of courses needed for students to complete the Core;

c. Ensuring the availability of other methods, by which students can earn credit that applies toward the Core, such as AP examinations, courses delivered through dual enrollment, courses delivered through telecommunications, faculty sharing partnerships with other high schools/school corporations, and CLEP examinations;

d. Specifying the cohorts of students, by graduating classes, for whom the primary postsecondary partner commits to making available the courses and other methods needed for students to complete the Core; and

e. Following Commission for Higher Education instructions to ensure that the list of high schools at which students can complete the Indiana College Core is kept accurate and current on the Indiana Credential Registry.

*Effective date: 2021-22 Academic Year

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