Bill Text For HB2156 - Engrossed

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  |BILL NO. 2156                        By: Nollan of the House           |
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 7|       An Act relating to schools; amending 70 O.S. 2011,              |
  |       Section 11-103.6, as last amended by Section 1,                 |
 8|       Chapter 379, O.S.L. 2016 (70 O.S. Supp. 2016, Section           |
  |       11-103.6), which relates to student competencies;               |
 9|       permitting world language to be a set of                        |
  |       competencies; and providing an effective date.                  |
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12|BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:                  |
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13|    SECTION 1.     AMENDATORY     70 O.S. 2011, Section 11-103.6, as   |
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14|last amended by Section 1, Chapter 379, O.S.L. 2016 (70 O.S. Supp.     |
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15|2016, Section 11-103.6), is amended to read as follows:                |
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16|    Section 11-103.6  A.  1.  The State Board of Education shall       |
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17|adopt subject matter standards for instruction of students in the      |
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18|public schools of this state that are necessary to ensure there is     |
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19|attainment of desired levels of competencies in a variety of areas     |
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20|to include language, mathematics, science, social studies and          |
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21|communication.                                                         |
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22|    2.  School districts shall develop and implement curriculum,       |
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23|courses and instruction in order to ensure that students meet the      |
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 1|skills and competencies as set forth in this section and in the        |
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 2|subject matter standards adopted by the State Board of Education.      |
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 3|    3.  All students shall gain literacy at the elementary and         |
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 4|secondary levels.  Students shall develop skills in reading,           |
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 5|writing, speaking, computing and critical thinking.  For purposes of   |
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 6|this section, critical thinking means a manner of analytical           |
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 7|thinking which is logical and uses linear factual analysis to reach    |
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 8|a conclusion.  They also shall learn about cultures and environments   |
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 9|- their own and those of others with whom they share the earth.        |
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10|Students, therefore, shall study social studies, literature,           |
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11|languages, the arts, mathematics and science.  Such curricula shall    |
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12|provide for the teaching of a hands-on career exploration program in   |
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13|cooperation with technology center schools.                            |
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14|    4.  The subject matter standards shall be designed to teach the    |
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15|competencies for which students shall be tested as provided in         |
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16|Section 1210.508 of this title, and shall be designed to prepare all   |
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17|students for active citizenship, employment and/or successful          |
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18|completion of postsecondary education without the need for remedial    |
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19|coursework at the postsecondary level.                                 |
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20|    5.  The subject matter standards shall be designed with rigor as   |
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21|defined in paragraph 3 of subsection F of this section.                |
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22|    6.  The subject matter standards for English Language Arts shall   |
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23|give Classic Literature and nonfiction literature equal                |
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 1|consideration to other literature.  In addition, emphasis shall be     |
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 2|given to the study of complete works of literature.                    |
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 3|    7.  At a minimum, the subject matter standards for mathematics     |
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 4|shall require mastery of the standard algorithms in mathematics,       |
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 5|which is the most logical, efficient way of solving a problem that     |
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 6|consistently works, and for students to attain fluency in Euclidian    |
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 7|geometry.                                                              |
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 8|    B.  Subject to the provisions of subsection C of this section,     |
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 9|in order to graduate from a public high school accredited by the       |
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10|State Board of Education with a standard diploma, students shall       |
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11|complete the following college preparatory/work ready curriculum       |
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12|units or sets of competencies at the secondary level:                  |
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13|    1.  Four units or sets of competencies of English to include       |
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14|Grammar, Composition, Literature, or any English course approved for   |
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15|college admission requirements;                                        |
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16|    2.  Three units or sets of competencies of mathematics, limited    |
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17|to Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Math Analysis,       |
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18|Calculus, Advanced Placement Statistics, or any mathematics course     |
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19|with content and/or rigor above Algebra I and approved for college     |
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20|admission requirements;                                                |
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21|    3.  Three units or sets of competencies of laboratory science      |
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22|approved for college admission requirements, including one unit or     |
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23|set of competencies of life science, meeting the standards for         |
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24|Biology I; one unit or set of competencies of physical science,        |
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 1|meeting the standards for Physical Science, Chemistry or Physics;      |
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 2|and one unit or set of competencies from the domains of physical       |
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 3|science, life science or earth and space science such that the         |
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 4|content and rigor is above Biology I or Physical Science;              |
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 5|    4.  Three units or sets of competencies of history and             |
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 6|citizenship skills, including one unit of American History, 1/2 unit   |
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 7|of Oklahoma History, 1/2 unit of United States Government and one      |
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 8|unit from the subjects of History, Government, Geography, Economics,   |
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 9|Civics, or non-Western culture and approved for college admission      |
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10|requirements;                                                          |
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11|    5.  Two units or sets of competencies of the same foreign or       |
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12|non-English language or two units of computer technology approved      |
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13|for college admission requirements, whether taught at a high school    |
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14|or a technology center school, including computer programming,         |
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15|hardware, and business computer applications, such as word             |
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16|processing, databases, spreadsheets, and graphics, excluding           |
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17|keyboarding or typing courses;                                         |
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18|    6.  One additional unit or set of competencies selected from       |
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19|paragraphs 1 through 5 of this subsection or career and technology     |
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20|education courses, concurrently enrolled courses, Advanced Placement   |
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21|courses or International Baccalaureate courses approved for college    |
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22|admission requirements; and                                            |
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23|    7.  One unit or set of competencies of fine arts, such as music,   |
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24|art, or drama, or one unit or set of competencies of speech.           |
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 1|    C.  In lieu of the requirements of subsection B of this section    |
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 2|which requires a college preparatory/work ready curriculum, a          |
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 3|student may enroll in the core curriculum as provided in subsection    |
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 4|D of this section upon written approval of the parent or legal         |
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 5|guardian of the student.  School districts may require a parent or     |
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 6|legal guardian of the student to meet with a designee of the school    |
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 7|prior to enrollment in the core curriculum.  The State Department of   |
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 8|Education shall develop and distribute to school districts a form      |
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 9|suitable for this purpose, which shall include information on the      |
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10|benefits to students of completing the college preparatory/work        |
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11|ready curriculum as provided for in subsection B of this section.      |
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12|    D.  For those students subject to the requirements of subsection   |
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13|C of this section, in order to graduate from a public high school      |
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14|accredited by the State Board of Education with a standard diploma,    |
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15|students shall complete the following core curriculum units or sets    |
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16|of competencies at the secondary level:                                |
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17|    1.  Language Arts  4 units or sets of competencies, to consist     |
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18|of 1 unit or set of competencies of grammar and composition, and 3     |
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19|units or sets of competencies which may include, but are not limited   |
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20|to, the following courses:                                             |
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21|         a.    American Literature,                                    |
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22|         b.    English Literature,                                     |
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23|         c.    World Literature,                                       |
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24|         d.    Advanced English Courses, or                            |
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 1|         e.    other English courses with content and/or rigor equal   |
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 2|              to or above grammar and composition;                     |
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 3|    2.  Mathematics  3 units or sets of competencies, to consist of    |
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 4|1 unit or set of competencies of Algebra I or Algebra I taught in a    |
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 5|contextual methodology, and 2 units or sets of competencies which      |
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 6|may include, but are not limited to, the following courses:            |
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 7|         a.    Algebra II,                                             |
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 8|         b.    Geometry or Geometry taught in a contextual             |
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 9|              methodology,                                             |
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10|         c.    Trigonometry,                                           |
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11|         d.    Math Analysis or Precalculus,                           |
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12|         e.    Calculus,                                               |
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13|         f.    Statistics and/or Probability,                          |
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14|         g.    Computer Science,                                       |
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15|         h.   (1)   contextual mathematics courses which enhance       |
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16|                   technology preparation, or                          |
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17|              (2)  a science, technology, engineering and math         |
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18|                   (STEM) block course meeting the requirements for    |
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19|                   course competencies listed in paragraph 2 of        |
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20|                   subsection B of this section, whether taught at     |
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21|                   a:                                                  |
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22|                   (a)  comprehensive high school, or                  |
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23|                   (b)  technology center school when taken in the     |
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24|                        tenth, eleventh or twelfth grade, taught by    |
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 1|                        a certified teacher, and approved by the       |
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 2|                        State Board of Education and the independent   |
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 3|                        district board of education,                   |
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 4|         i.    mathematics courses taught at a technology center       |
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 5|              school by a teacher certified in the secondary subject   |
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 6|              area when taken in the tenth, eleventh or twelfth        |
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 7|              grade upon approval of the State Board of Education      |
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 8|              and the independent district board of education, or      |
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 9|         j.    equal to or above Algebra I;                            |
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10|    3.  Science  3 units or sets of competencies, to consist of 1      |
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11|unit or set of competencies of Biology I or Biology I taught in a      |
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12|contextual methodology, and 2 units or sets of competencies in the     |
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13|areas of life, physical, or earth science or technology which may      |
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14|include, but are not limited to, the following courses:                |
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15|         a.    Chemistry I,                                            |
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16|         b.    Physics,                                                |
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17|         c.    Biology II,                                             |
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18|         d.    Chemistry II,                                           |
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19|         e.    Physical Science,                                       |
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20|         f.    Earth Science,                                          |
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21|         g.    Botany,                                                 |
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22|         h.    Zoology,                                                |
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23|         i.    Physiology,                                             |
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24|         j.    Astronomy,                                              |
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 1|         k.    Applied Biology/Chemistry,                              |
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 2|         l.    Applied Physics,                                        |
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 3|         m.    Principles of Technology,                               |
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 4|         n.    qualified agricultural education courses,               |
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 5|         o.   (1)   contextual science courses which enhance           |
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 6|                   technology preparation, or                          |
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 7|              (2)  a science, technology, engineering and math         |
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 8|                   (STEM) block course meeting the requirements for    |
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 9|                   course competencies listed in paragraph 3 of        |
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10|                   subsection B of this section, whether taught at     |
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11|                   a:                                                  |
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12|                   (a)  comprehensive high school, or                  |
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13|                   (b)  technology center school when taken in the     |
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14|                        tenth, eleventh or twelfth grade, taught by    |
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15|                        a certified teacher, and approved by the       |
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16|                        State Board of Education and the independent   |
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17|                        district board of education,                   |
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18|         p.    science courses taught at a technology center school    |
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19|              by a teacher certified in the secondary subject area     |
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20|              when taken in the tenth, eleventh or twelfth grade       |
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21|              upon approval of the State Board of Education and the    |
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22|              independent district board of education, or              |
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23|         q.    other science courses with content and/or rigor equal   |
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24|              to or above Biology I;                                   |
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 1|    4.  Social Studies  3 units or sets of competencies, to consist    |
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 2|of 1 unit or set of competencies of United States History, 1/2 to 1    |
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 3|unit or set of competencies of United States Government, 1/2 unit or   |
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 4|set of competencies of Oklahoma History, and 1/2 to 1 unit or set of   |
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 5|competencies which may include, but are not limited to, the            |
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 6|following courses:                                                     |
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 7|         a.    World History,                                          |
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 8|         b.    Geography,                                              |
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 9|         c.    Economics,                                              |
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10|         d.    Anthropology, or                                        |
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11|         e.    other social studies courses with content and/or        |
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12|              rigor equal to or above United States History, United    |
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13|              States Government, and Oklahoma History;                 |
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14|    5.  Arts  1 unit or set of competencies which may include, but     |
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15|is not limited to, courses in Visual Arts and General Music; and       |
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16|    6.  Computer Education or World Language - 1 unit or set of        |
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17|competencies of computer technology, whether taught at a high school   |
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18|or a technology center school, including computer programming,         |
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19|hardware and business computer applications, such as word              |
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20|processing, databases, spreadsheets and graphics, excluding            |
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21|keyboarding or typing courses, or 1 unit or set of competencies of     |
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22|foreign or non-English language.                                       |
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23|    E.  1.  In addition to the curriculum requirements of either       |
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24|subsection B or D of this section, in order to graduate from a         |
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 1|public high school accredited by the State Board of Education          |
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 2|students shall complete the requirements for a personal financial      |
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 3|literacy passport as set forth in the Passport to Financial Literacy   |
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 4|Act and any additional course requirements or recommended elective     |
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 5|courses as may be established by the State Board of Education and      |
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 6|the district school board.  School districts shall strongly            |
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 7|encourage students to complete two units or sets of competencies of    |
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 8|foreign languages and two units or sets of competencies of physical    |
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 9|and health education.                                                  |
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10|    2.  No student shall receive credit for high school graduation     |
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11|more than once for completion of the same unit or set of               |
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12|competencies to satisfy the curriculum requirements of this section.   |
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13|    3.  A school district shall not be required to offer every         |
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14|course listed in subsections B and D of this section, but shall        |
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15|offer sufficient courses to allow a student to meet the graduation     |
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16|requirements during the secondary grade years of the student.          |
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17|    F.  For purposes of this section:                                  |
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18|    1.  "Contextual methodology" means academic content and skills     |
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19|taught by utilizing real-world problems and projects in a way that     |
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20|helps students understand the application of that knowledge;           |
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21|    2.  "Qualified agricultural education courses" means courses       |
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22|that have been determined by the State Board of Education to offer     |
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23|the sets of competencies for one or more science content areas and     |
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24|which correspond to academic science courses.  Qualified               |
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 1|agricultural education courses shall include, but are not limited      |
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 2|to, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Science, Natural Resources and        |
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 3|Environmental Science, and Animal Science.  The courses shall be       |
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 4|taught by teachers certified in agricultural education and comply      |
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 5|with all rules of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology     |
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 6|Education;                                                             |
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 7|    3.  "Rigor" means a level of difficulty that is thorough,          |
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 8|exhaustive and accurate and is appropriate for the grade level;        |
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 9|    4.  "Sets of competencies" means instruction in those skills and   |
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10|competencies that are specified in the subject matter standards        |
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11|adopted by the State Board of Education and other skills and           |
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12|competencies adopted by the Board, without regard to specified         |
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13|instructional time; and                                                |
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14|    5.  "Unit" means a Carnegie Unit as defined by the North Central   |
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15|Association's Commission on Schools.                                   |
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16|    G.  1.  The State Board of Education shall adopt a plan to         |
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17|ensure that rigor is maintained in the content, teaching               |
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18|methodology, level of expectations for student achievement, and        |
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19|application of learning in all the courses taught to meet the          |
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20|graduation requirements as specified in this section.                  |
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21|    2.  The State Board of Education shall allow as much flexibility   |
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22|at the district level as is possible without diminishing the rigor     |
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23|or undermining the intent of providing these courses.  To accomplish   |
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24|this purpose, the State Department of Education shall work with        |
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 1|school districts in reviewing and approving courses taught by          |
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 2|districts that are not specifically listed in subsections B and D of   |
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 3|this section.  Options may include, but shall not be limited to,       |
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 4|courses taken by concurrent enrollment, advanced placement, or         |
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 5|correspondence, or courses bearing different titles.                   |
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 6|    3.  The State Board of Education shall approve an advanced         |
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 7|placement computer science course to meet the requirements of course   |
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 8|competencies listed in paragraph 2 of subsection B of this section     |
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 9|if the course is taken in a student's senior year and the student is   |
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10|concurrently enrolled in or has successfully completed Algebra II.     |
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11|    4.  Technology center school districts may offer programs          |
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12|designed in cooperation with institutions of higher education which    |
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13|have an emphasis on a focused field of career study upon approval of   |
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14|the State Board of Education and the independent district board of     |
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15|education.  Students in the tenth grade may be allowed to attend       |
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16|these programs for up to one-half (1/2) of a school day and credit     |
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17|for the units or sets of competencies required in paragraphs 2, 3      |
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18|and 6 of subsection B or D of this section shall be given if the       |
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19|courses are taught by a teacher certified in the secondary subject     |
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20|area; provided, credit for units or sets of competencies pursuant to   |
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21|subsection B of this section shall be approved for college admission   |
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22|requirements.                                                          |
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23|    5.  If a student enrolls in a concurrent course, the school        |
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24|district shall not be responsible for any costs incurred for that      |
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 1|course, unless the school district does not offer enough course        |
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 2|selection during the student's secondary grade years to allow the      |
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 3|student to receive the courses needed to meet the graduation           |
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 4|requirements of this section.  If the school district does not offer   |
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 5|the necessary course selection during the student's secondary grade    |
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 6|years, it shall be responsible for the cost of resident tuition at     |
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 7|an institution in The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education,       |
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 8|fees, and books for the concurrent enrollment course, and providing    |
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 9|for transportation to and from the institution to the school site.     |
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10|    It is the intent of the Legislature that for students enrolled     |
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11|in a concurrent enrollment course which is paid for by the school      |
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12|district pursuant to this paragraph, the institution charge only the   |
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13|supplementary and special service fees that are directly related to    |
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14|the concurrent enrollment course and enrollment procedures for that    |
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15|student.  It is further the intent of the Legislature that fees for    |
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16|student activities and student service facilities, including the       |
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17|student health care and cultural and recreational service fees, not    |
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18|be charged to such students.                                           |
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19|    6.  Credit for the units or sets of competencies required in       |
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20|subsection B or D of this section shall be given when such units or    |
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21|sets of competencies are taken prior to ninth grade if the teachers    |
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22|are certified or authorized to teach the subjects for high school      |
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23|credit and the required rigor is maintained.                           |
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 1|    7.  The three units or sets of competencies in mathematics         |
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 2|required in subsection B or D of this section shall be completed in    |
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 3|the ninth through twelfth grades.  If a student completes any          |
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 4|required courses or sets of competencies in mathematics prior to       |
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 5|ninth grade, the student may take any other mathematics courses or     |
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 6|sets of competencies to fulfill the requirement to complete three      |
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 7|units or sets of competencies in grades nine through twelve after      |
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 8|the student has satisfied the requirements of subsection B or D of     |
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 9|this section.                                                          |
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10|    8.  All units or sets of competencies required for graduation      |
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11|may be taken in any sequence recommended by the school district.       |
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12|    H.  As a condition of receiving accreditation from the State       |
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13|Board of Education, all students in grades nine through twelve shall   |
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14|enroll in a minimum of six periods, or the equivalent in block         |
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15|scheduling or other scheduling structure that allows for instruction   |
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16|in sets of competencies, of rigorous academic and/or rigorous          |
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17|vocational courses each day, which may include arts, vocal and         |
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18|instrumental music, speech classes, and physical education classes.    |
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19|    I.  1.  Academic and vocational-technical courses designed to      |
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20|offer sets of competencies integrated or embedded within the course    |
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21|that provide for the teaching and learning of the appropriate skills   |
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22|and knowledge in the subject matter standards, as adopted by the       |
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23|State Board of Education, may upon approval of the Board, in           |
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24|consultation with the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology     |
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 1|Education if the courses are offered at a technology center school     |
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 2|district, be counted for academic credit and toward meeting the        |
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 3|graduation requirements of this section.                               |
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 4|    2.  Internet-based courses offered by a technology center school   |
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 5|that are taught by a certified teacher and provide for the teaching    |
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 6|and learning of the appropriate skills and knowledge in the subject    |
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 7|matter standards may, upon approval of the State Board of Education    |
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 8|and the independent district board of education, be counted for        |
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 9|academic credit and toward meeting the graduation requirements of      |
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10|this section.                                                          |
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11|    3.  Internet-based courses or vocational-technical courses         |
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12|utilizing integrated or embedded skills for which no subject matter    |
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13|standards have been adopted by the State Board of Education may be     |
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14|approved by the Board, in consultation with the Oklahoma Department    |
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15|of Career and Technology Education if the courses are offered at a     |
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16|technology center school district, if such courses incorporate         |
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17|standards of nationally recognized professional organizations and      |
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18|are taught by certified teachers.                                      |
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19|    4.  Courses offered by a supplemental education organization       |
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20|that is accredited by a national accrediting body and that are         |
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21|taught by a certified teacher and provide for the teaching and         |
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22|learning of the appropriate skills and knowledge in the subject        |
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23|matter standards may, upon approval of the State Board of Education    |
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24|and the school district board of education, be counted for academic    |
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 1|credit and toward meeting the graduation requirements of this          |
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 2|section.                                                               |
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 3|    J.  The State Board of Education shall provide an option for       |
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 4|high school graduation based upon attainment of the desired levels     |
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 5|of competencies as required in tests pursuant to the provisions of     |
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 6|Section 1210.508 of this title.  Such option shall be in lieu of the   |
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 7|amount of course credits earned.                                       |
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 8|    K.  The State Board of Education shall prescribe, adopt and        |
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 9|approve a promotion system based on the attainment by students of      |
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10|specified levels of competencies in each area of the core              |
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11|curriculum.                                                            |
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12|    L.  Children who have individualized education programs pursuant   |
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13|to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and who     |
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14|satisfy the graduation requirements through the individualized         |
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15|education program for that student shall be awarded a standard         |
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16|diploma.                                                               |
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17|    M.  Students who enter the ninth grade in or prior to the          |
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18|2007-08 school year who are enrolled in an alternative education       |
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19|program and meet the requirements of their plans leading to high       |
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20|school graduation developed pursuant to Section 1210.568 of this       |
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21|title shall be awarded a standard diploma.                             |
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22|    N.  Any student who completes the curriculum requirements of the   |
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23|International Baccalaureate Diploma Program shall be awarded a         |
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24|standard diploma.                                                      |
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 1|    O.  Any student who successfully completes an advanced             |
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 2|mathematics or science course offered pursuant to Section 1210.404     |
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 3|of this title shall be granted academic credit toward meeting the      |
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 4|graduation requirements pursuant to paragraph 2 or 3, as               |
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 5|appropriate, of subsection B or D of this section.                     |
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 6|    P.  For purposes of this section, the courses approved for         |
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 7|college admission requirements shall be courses which are approved     |
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 8|by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for admission to    |
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 9|an institution within The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education.   |
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10|    Q.  Students who have been denied a standard diploma by the        |
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11|school district in which the student is or was enrolled for failing    |
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12|to meet the requirements of this section may re-enroll in the school   |
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13|district that denied the student a standard diploma following the      |
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14|denial of a standard diploma.  The student shall be provided           |
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15|remediation or intervention and the opportunity to complete the        |
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16|curriculum units or sets of competencies required by this section to   |
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17|obtain a standard diploma.  Students who re-enroll in the school       |
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18|district to meet the graduation requirements of this section shall     |
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19|be exempt from the hourly instructional requirements of Section        |
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20|1-111 of this title and the six-period enrollment requirements of      |
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21|this section.                                                          |
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22|    R.  The State Department of Education shall collect and report     |
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23|data by school site and district on the number of students who         |
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 1|enroll in the core curriculum as provided in subsection D of this      |
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 2|section.                                                               |
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 3|    SECTION 2.  This act shall become effective July 1, 2018.          |
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 4|    Passed the House of Representatives the 7th day of March, 2017.    |
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  |                                     Presiding Officer of the House    |
 7|                                                 of Representatives    |
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  |    Passed the Senate the ___ day of __________, 2017.                 |
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