Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 12. Montana Digital Academy

Montana Digital Academy Clearinghouse

20-7-1203. Montana digital academy clearinghouse. (1) There is a Montana digital academy clearinghouse. The purpose of the clearinghouse is to provide additional choice and flexibility to build local capacity for serving pupils with remote instruction courses, models, and materials.

(2) The Montana digital academy staff shall develop a clearinghouse interface to provide pupils with access to additional course providers, content, services, and formats. The clearinghouse must provide access to the full range of offerings available through the Montana digital academy.

(3) Services provided through the clearinghouse must include at a minimum but are not limited to:

(a) digital content and platform services;

(b) courses fostering community, college, and career readiness for pupils, including courses to:

(i) satisfy promotion and graduation requirements of the board of public education and the local school district;

(ii) provide access to college credit through direct access to college courses, advanced placement courses, and dual credit courses; and

(iii) provide access to industry-recognized credentials;

(c) third-party services; and

(d) proficiency assessment services.

(4) In administering the clearinghouse, the Montana digital academy staff shall:

(a) select, evaluate, and monitor high-quality providers, courses, and services; and

(b) provide technical assistance on the offered services.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 537, L. 2023.