[ Search ] [ Legislation ]
[ Home ] [ Back ] [ Bottom ]
91_HB0259 LRB9101101NTsb 1 AN ACT to amend the School Code by changing Section 27-22 2 and repealing Section 27-22.3. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing 6 Section 27-22 as follows: 7 (105 ILCS 5/27-22) (from Ch. 122, par. 27-22) 8 Sec. 27-22. Required high school courses. As a 9 prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil 10 entering the 9th grade in the 1999-2000
1984-1985and 11 subsequent school years must, in addition to other course 12 requirements, successfully complete the following courses: 13 1. three years of language arts; 14 2. two years of mathematics, one of which may be 15 related to computer technology; 16 3. one year of science; 17 4. two years of social studies, of which at least 18 one year must be history of the United States or a 19 combination of history of the United States and American 20 government; and21 5. one year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C) 22 foreign language, which shall be deemed to include 23 American Sign Language or (D) vocational education; and .24 6. one semester of participation in a community 25 service credit course. 26 This amendatory Act of 1999 1983does not apply to pupils 27 entering the 9th grade in the 1998-1999 1983-1984school year 28 and prior school years or to students with disabilities whose 29 course of study is determined by an individualized education 30 program. 31 The provisions of this Section are subject to the -2- LRB9101101NTsb 1 provisions of Section 27-22.05. 2 Each school district shall establish the necessary rules, 3 regulations, and procedures applicable to its one semester 4 community service credit course and shall award high school 5 graduation credit for a pupil's participation in that course. 6 However, neither community service for which a student is 7 paid nor community service that is assigned or performed as a 8 disciplinary measure shall qualify as participation in a 9 community service credit program meeting the requirements of 10 this Section. 11 (Source: P.A. 88-269; 89-397, eff. 8-20-95.) 12 (105 ILCS 5/27-22.3 rep.) 13 Section 10. The School Code is amended by repealing 14 Section 27-22.3. 15 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 16 becoming law.
[ Top ]