2006 House Bill 5606

House Roll Call 130: Passed

To prescribe high school graduation requirements for public schools and charter schools. These would include four credits (or year-long courses) each in English language arts and mathematics; three in science; one each in U.S. and world history and geography; one in health and physical education; one in fine arts or music; and one-half each in civics and economics. Also, one course or "learning experience" that was presented online. Alternatively, a student could request a custom alternative "personalized curriculum" that would incorporate as much of the graduation requirements as is "practicable." The bill would also require the state Department of Education to develop clear and consistent content expectations for all these classes.

70 Yeas / 31 Nays
Republican (53 Yeas / 4 Nays)
Democrat (17 Yeas / 27 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (7)