South Carolina Uniform High School Diplomas Bill

South Carolina

“An act to amend section 59-39-100, as amended, code of laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the uniform diploma for graduates of accredited high schools, so as to provide personalized pathways for students to earn the diploma and to provide related course of study-based endorsements students may earn, to revise the coursework students entering ninth grade during the 2018-2019 school year must earn for graduation, to provide this revised coursework requirement must support the profile of the graduate,  to provide for a uniform employability credential available for certain students with disabilities as an alternative to diploma pathways, and to provide the State Department of Education shall monitor numbers of diplomas and employability credentials earned by students and biannually report such numbers to the State Board of Education and the General Assembly.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation
Systems: 
  • Department of Education
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
Date Enacted: 
05/09/2017
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