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House Education Subcommittee"

HB2380

Higher educational institutions, public; online course catalogue, no-cost/low-cost course materials

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Requires the registrar or another appropriate employee of each public institution of higher education to identify conspicuously (i) in the online course catalogue or registration system or (ii) as soon as practicable after the necessary information becomes available each course for which the instructor exclusively uses no-cost course materials or low-cost course materials


Chris Hurst

Seeks to have students at higher education institutions to have more transparency and informed decision making for course registration in terms of expected costs.

A representative from the council of higher education spoke in support of the bill. It will help identify the right courses for students in terms of course materials and expected costs. ;

A representative from Virginia 21 spoke in support of the bill. It will allow students to make more informed decisions ;

Reported with Amendments