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II.I.1. Relationships with Schools

II.I.1.01 College Courses in School System Facilities

By resolution, the Board may enter into a contract with the trustees of an independent school district contiguous to, but not a part of, the System, or an independent school district designated by the State legislature in the System service area to hold college courses in the school district's facilities.

II.I.1.02 Reports of Academic Achievement

Under guidelines established by the Coordinating Board and the State Board of Education, the College shall report student performance during the first year enrolled after graduation from high school to the high school or junior college last attended. This report shall include, but not be limited to, appropriate student test scores, a description of developmental courses required, and the student's grade point average. Appropriate safeguards for student privacy shall be followed.

LSCS Policy Manual Section adopted by the Board of Trustees on August 7, 2008

II.I.2. Relationships with Colleges and Universities

II.I.2.01 Policy

The System believes that direct relations with other colleges and universities are necessary for successful delivery of its instructional programs and services to students and citizens.

II.I.2.02 Partnerships

The System shall develop and implement direct partnerships, contracts, and joint projects with other colleges and universities for the purposes of transfer of coursework, The University Center and campus based programs, joint delivery of university courses, small business development services, technology transfer, and continuing professional development.

II.I.2.03 International Affiliations

The System may establish affiliations with international institutions of higher education to allow international students to participate in LSCS courses, distance education, online classes, and dual credit, in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in an applicable affiliation agreement.

LSCS Policy Manual Section adopted by the Board of Trustees on December 2, 2010

II.I.3. Relationships with Accreditation Agencies

II.I.3.01 Relationships with Educational Accreditation Agencies

The System shall maintain accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Accreditation with other educational and licensing agencies may be pursued.

LSCS Policy Manual Section adopted by the Board of Trustees on August 7, 2008