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Sponsors: Education Committee
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Introduced in the Senate on March 8, 2017
Introduced in the House on March 21, 2017
Currently residing in the House Committee on Regulations and Administrative Procedures
Summary: Grades 9-12 and graduation requirements (D. No. 4700)
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/8/2017 Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference (Senate Journal-page 12) 3/14/2017 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 17) 3/14/2017 Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 17) 3/15/2017 Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 12) 3/21/2017 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 124) 3/21/2017 House Referred to Committee on Regulations and Administrative Procedures (House Journal-page 124) 5/3/2017 House Committee report: Favorable Regulations and Administrative Procedures (House Journal-page 59) 5/4/2017 House Debate adjourned until Tues., 5-9-17 (House Journal-page 87) 5/9/2017 House Recommitted to Committee on Regulations and Administrative Procedures (House Journal-page 196)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
May 3, 2017
S. Printed 5/3/17--H.
Read the first time March 21, 2017.
To whom was referred a Joint Resolution (S. 521) to approve regulations of the State Board of Education, relating to Defined Program, Grades 9-12 and Graduation Requirements, designated as Regulation Document Number 4700, pursuant to the, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
ERIC M. BEDINGFIELD for Committee.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, RELATING TO DEFINED PROGRAM, GRADES 9-12 AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 4700, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the State Board of Education, relating to Defined Program, Grades 9-12 and Graduation Requirements, designated as Regulation Document Number 4700, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Regulation 43-234 establishes that each school board of trustees must ensure quality schooling by providing a rigorous, relevant curriculum for all students. The regulation also stipulates that each school district must offer a standards-based academic curriculum organized around a career cluster system that provides students with individualized education choices. The regulation also defines the graduation requirements for the state.
The amendment will address Career and Technology Education (CATE) completer requirements, language referencing CATE, and language referencing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Language referencing the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) will be removed. The amendment will also address any new statutes regarding high school students. The language addressing Emergency Closings will be amended to address the new state statute.
Notice of Drafting for the proposed amended regulation was published in the State Register on June 24, 2016 and July 22, 2016.
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