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Full Text of HB5710  99th General Assembly




HB5710 EngrossedLRB099 19676 NHT 45048 b

1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
522-28 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/22-28 new)
7    Sec. 22-28. High school equivalency certificate recipient;
9    (a) Upon request of an alternative higher learning
10institution, the school board of Rockford School District 205
11may award a diploma to any person who:
12        (1) has not received a high school diploma but has
13    received a high school equivalency certificate under
14    Section 3-15.12 of this Code from the alternative higher
15    learning institution if the certificate was issued after
16    the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th
17    General Assembly and the institution is acceptable to the
18    school board; and
19        (2) meets any other requirements that the school board
20    may establish, including any course prerequisites.
21    (b) The State Board of Education and the Illinois Community
22College Board may adopt any rules necessary to implement this