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Session 122 - (2017-2018)Printer Friendly
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S 0462 General Bill, By Hembree
Summary: Uniform high school diplomas
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 59-39-100, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE UNIFORM HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA FOR GRADUATES OF ACCREDITED SCHOOLS, SO AS TO REVISE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING DIPLOMAS, TO PROVIDE PERSONALIZED PATHWAYS FOR STUDENTS, TO PROVIDE STUDENTS' COURSEWORK MUST BE ALIGNED WITH THEIR PERSONALIZED PATHWAYS AND BASED ON THEIR POSTSECONDARY PLANS, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO PROMULGATE REGULATIONS CONCERNING RELATED PROCEDURES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CRITERIA FOR UNIFORM STATE-RECOGNIZED EMPLOYABILITY CREDENTIALS ALIGNED TO INDIVIDUALIZED GRADUATION PLANS AND PROGRAMS OF STUDY FOR STUDENTS POTENTIALLY UNABLE TO ACHIEVE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF UNIFORM DIPLOMA PATHWAYS, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT TO MONITOR AND ANNUALLY REPORT THE NUMBER OF DIPLOMAS AND EMPLOYABILITY CREDENTIALS EARNED BY STUDENTS, AND TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT APPLICABLE BEGINNING WITH STUDENTS ENTERING THE NINTH GRADE FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR.
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02/23/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
02/23/17Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 6)
03/23/17Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education (Senate Journal-page 10)
03/30/17Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 34)
03/30/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 34)
03/30/17Senate Roll call Ayes-39 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 34)
03/31/17 Scrivener's error corrected
04/04/17Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 17)
04/04/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 7)
04/04/17House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works (House Journal-page 7)
04/27/17House Recalled from Committee on Education and Public Works



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