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2019 Senate Bill 171: Revise high school language reporting detail

Public Act 158 of 2020

Introduced by Sen. Jim Stamas (R) on March 7, 2019
To repeal a provision of the law establishing state high school graduation requirements that requires school districts to report to the state each year the number of students who did not complete a language requirement but instead took career and technical courses or “visual or performing arts” courses that are allowed as an alternative.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education and Career Readiness Committee on March 7, 2019
Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2019
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
To repeal a provision of the law establishing state high school graduation requirements that requires school districts to report to the state each year the number of students who did not complete a language requirement but instead took career and technical courses or “visual or performing arts” courses that are allowed as an alternative. The bill also repeals a sunset on the provision allowing students to avoid to avoid part of the language requirement by taking a career and technical education program.
Received in the House on February 11, 2020
Referred to the House Education Committee on February 11, 2020
Reported in the House on March 3, 2020
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on March 3, 2020
Reported in the House on July 22, 2020
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
To repeal a provision of the law establishing state high school graduation requirements that requires school districts to report to the state each year the number of students who did not complete a language requirement but instead took career and technical courses or “visual or performing arts” courses that are allowed as an alternative. The bill also repeals a sunset on the provision allowing students to avoid part of the language requirement by taking a career and technical education program.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on September 17, 2020

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