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2013 House Bill 4466: Revise high school graduation standards

Public Act 209 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Joel Johnson (R) on March 14, 2013
To revise the high school graduation curriculum requirements adopted in a 2006 law by allowing one of the science course requirements to be met by a course in “agricultural science;” make it easier for a student to get an exemption from the math and other standards (that is, to have a custom "personal curriculum"); and more.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on March 14, 2013
Reported in the House on May 7, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 5, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Theresa Abed (D) on June 5, 2013
To require school districts to notify all parents that their child may be exempted from the state's graduation requirements, and instead be allowed to get a diploma with a less rigorous "personal curriculum".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on June 5, 2013
To add "industrial technology or vocational education" courses to the kinds of "alternative course work" by which a student may complete the graduation standards.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on June 5, 2013
To revise details of the process by which a student may be exempted from the state's graduation requirements, and instead be allowed to get a diploma with a less rigorous "personal curriculum".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Collene Lamonte (D) on June 5, 2013
To revise details of the process by which a student may be exempted from the state's graduation requirements, and instead be allowed to get a diploma with a less rigorous "personal curriculum".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013
Received in the Senate on June 11, 2013
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on June 11, 2013
Amendment offered in the Senate on June 12, 2014
To include a course in computer science among the alternatives to having to take algebra II.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 12, 2014
Received in the House on June 12, 2014
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 25, 2014

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