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2009 Senate Bill 757: Reduce high school graduation standards

Public Act 80 of 2010

Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on August 19, 2009
To revise details of a law that requires an "educational development plan" to be developed for students in 7th grade and review and revised as appropriate before entering high school. In effect, this provides ways for students to avoid certain courses required under high school graduation standards adopted in a 2006 law.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on August 19, 2009
Reported in the Senate on February 23, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 25, 2010
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 25, 2010
Received in the House on March 3, 2010
Referred to the House Education Committee on March 3, 2010
Reported in the House on May 6, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on May 6, 2010
To adopt a version that further dilutes the Algebra II curriculum requirement.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 6, 2010
Received in the Senate on May 6, 2010
To add an additional alternative to the Algebra II requirement that was originally added to the curriculum requirements for high school graduation under a 2006 law, but has subsequently been watered down. The bill would allow a student to take a "statistics or functions and data analysis" class instead of Algebra II, in addition to other existing options.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on May 21, 2010

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