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HB 5606 - New Graduation Requirements - Michigan Key Vote

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Issues Related to HB 5606

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Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (37-0) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (97-9) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (36-1) - (Key vote)
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Title: New Graduation Requirements

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the Revised School Code to require, starting with students entering eighth grade in 2006, the following minimum credits to receive a high school diploma: four in English Language Arts, four in Math, three in Science, three in Social Science, one in Health and Physical Education, one in either Visual Arts, Performing Arts, or Applied Arts, and either completion of one online course, or participation in a regular course with an online component. The bill also requires at least two credits in a language other than English in order to receive a high school diploma for students entering ninth grade in 2009.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (70-31) - (Key vote)
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Title: New Graduation Requirements

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the Revised School Code to require, starting with students entering eighth grade in 2006, the following minimum credits to receive a high school diploma: four in English Language Arts, four in Math, three in Science, three in Social Science, one in Health and Physical Education, one in either Visual Arts, Performing Arts, or Applied Arts, and either completion of one online course, or participation in a regular course with an online component. The bill also requires at least two credits in a language other than English in order to receive a high school diploma for students entering ninth grade in 2009.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: New Graduation Requirements

Sponsors

  • Brian P. Palmer (MI - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Daniel 'Dan' Acciavatti (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard J. 'Dick' Ball (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill Caul (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Garfield (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip J. LaJoy (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Marleau (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Meyer (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Leslie Mortimer (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phillip J. 'Phil' Pavlov (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David B. 'Dave' Robertson (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Stakoe (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shelley Goodman Taub (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barb Vander Veen (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
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