All school districts shall comply with the following
obligations but may do so through direct instruction, collaboration with
another school district, or use of the Iowa online advanced placement academy.
An international baccalaureate program is not an advanced placement
(1) A school district shall
provide descriptions of the advanced placement courses available to students
using a course registration handbook.
(2) A school district shall ensure that
advanced placement course teachers are appropriately licensed by the board of
educational examiners in accordance with Iowa Code chapter 272 and meet the
minimum certification requirements of the national organization that
administers the advanced placement program.
(3) A school district shall establish
prerequisite coursework for each advanced placement course offered and shall
describe the prerequisites in the course registration handbook, which shall be
provided to every junior high school or middle school student prior to the
development of a core curriculum plan pursuant to Iowa Code section
(4) A school district shall make advanced
placement coursework available to a dually enrolled student under competent
private instruction if the student meets the same criteria as a regularly
enrolled student of the district.
(5) A school district shall make advanced
placement coursework available to a student enrolled in an accredited nonpublic
school located in the district if the student meets the criteria in
subparagraph 22.2(2) "b"(3).