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1SHB 97 - Hathaway Scholarship Eligibility - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Hathaway Scholarship Eligibility

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (25-4) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (54-6) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (8-51) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Hathaway Scholarship Eligibility

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill establishing eligibility guidelines for Hathaway scholarships.

Highlights:
-Establishes a "success curriculum" for high school students, completion of which is required for scholarship eligibility under the Hathaway Scholarship Program [§1.21-16-1307(b)]. -Starting with the 2010-2011 school year, the "success curriculum" includes [§1.21-16-1307(b)]:
    -Four years of math including two years of Algebra and one year of Geometry -Four years of language arts -Three years of science in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Geology I -An additional year of science -Three years of social studies -Two sequenced years of a foreign language
-Requires that students score "proficient" or higher on the 11th grade proficiency exam, graduate from an eligible high school, and apply for a scholarship within two years of graduation from high school to be eligible for a Hathaway scholarship [§1.21-16-1303(b)(iii)]. -Requires high schools to provide counseling to all students, beginning in the 8th grade, to explain graduation requirements, eligibility requirements for the Hathaway scholarships, and anticipated earning and career differences based on curriculum choices [§1.21-16-1307(f)(i)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Hathaway Scholarship Eligibility

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