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Bill Number: 4418 Ratification Number: 474 Act Number 410 Introducing Body: House Subject: Requirements for diploma
(A410, R474, H4418)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 59-48-35 SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR THE REQUIREMENTS THAT A STUDENT OF THE SPECIAL SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS MUST MEET IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A STATE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF THE SPECIAL SCHOOL TO ISSUE ITS OWN HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Requirements for diploma
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 59-48-35. The students enrolled in the Special School of Science and Mathematics who earn a total of twenty units of credit distributed as specified in the Defined Minimum Program for South Carolina school districts, who pass the exit examination described in Section 59-30-10(f), and who meet the school's requirements for graduation are eligible to receive a state high school diploma. The board of the Special School, in its discretion, may issue its own high school diploma."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 10th day of April, 1990.