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EDUCATION WEEK JUNE 6, 2013 Diplomas Count > www.edweek.org/go/dc13 n 26 | Graduation Policies for the Class of 2013 DEFINING READINESS HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION CREDENTIALS K-12 workreadiness definition is different from college readiness Standarddiploma options Advanced recognition for exceeding standard requirements Focus for advanced recognition 24.0 standard, CTE 4 academic, CTE standards 21.0 standard courses, skills, standards, tests 22.0 standard 4 academic 22.0 standard 4 academic 13.0 standard 4 academic 4 academic, CTE State has defined college readiness How college readiness is defined State has defined work readiness 4 courses 4 4 ARIZONA 4 skills, standards 4 ARKANSAS 4 courses 4 courses CALIFORNIA 4 courses 4 standards ALABAMA ALASKA Total number of credits required to earn standard diploma1 How work readiness is defined courses, skills COLORADO 4 skills 4 skills CONNECTICUT 4 courses 4 4 courses DELAWARE in progress standard 20.0 standard 22.0 in progress standard DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 4 standards 4 standards 24.0 standard FLORIDA 4 standards, tests 4 standards, tests 24.0 standard GEORGIA 4 standards, tests 4 standards, tests 23.0 standard 24.0 standard 23.0 standard HAWAII in progress in progress IDAHO ILLINOIS 4 standards 4 standards 16.0 standard INDIANA 4 courses, standards, tests 4 courses, standards, tests 20.0 standard 4 academic, CTE IOWA 4 standards, tests 4 standards 14.0 standard 4 local option 21.0 standard KANSAS in progress in progress KENTUCKY 4 courses, standards, tests 4 tests 4 22.0 standard 4 academic, CTE LOUISIANA 4 courses, skills 4 skills, tests 4 24.0 college prep, CTE 4 academic, CTE MAINE 4 standards 16.0 standard 4 courses, skills, standards 4 local option MARYLAND MASSACHUSETTS in progress 4 21.0 skills, standards standard 4 standards standard MICHIGAN 4 courses, standards, tests 4 courses, standards, tests 16.0 standard MINNESOTA 4 skills, standards 4 skills, standards 21.5 standard MISSISSIPPI 4 standards in progress 24.0 standard MISSOURI 4 skills, standards 4 skills, standards 24.0 standard MONTANA in progress 4 standards 20.0 4 skills 200 credit hours standard 22.5 standard, CTE 4 academic 20.0 standard 4 local option NEBRASKA NEVADA 4 courses, tests in progress NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 skills, standards 4 skills, standards standard 2 4 NEW JERSEY 4 standards 4 standards 24.0 standard NEW MEXICO 4 courses, standards, tests 4 courses, standards, tests 24.0 standard NEW YORK 4 courses, standards, tests 4 courses, standards, tests 22.0 standard 4 academic, CTE NORTH CAROLINA 4 courses 4 courses 21.0 standard 4 academic NORTH DAKOTA 4 standards 4 standards 22.0 standard OHIO 4 skills in progress 20.0 standard 4 academic, CTE OKLAHOMA 4 courses, standards, tests 4 courses, standards, tests 23.0 standard 4 academic 4 standards, tests 24.0 standard 4 standards academic OREGON PENNSYLVANIA in progress 4 standards SOUTH CAROLINA standard 20.0 in progress 4 courses, skills, standards SOUTH DAKOTA standard 24.0 standard 4 22.0 RHODE ISLAND standard 4 academic TENNESSEE 4 courses, skills, standards, tests 4 courses, skills, standards, tests 22.0 standard 4 academic, CTE TEXAS 4 standards 4 standards 26.0 standard 4 academic UTAH 4 courses, skills 4 courses, skills 24.0 standard 4 academic, CTE 4 academic, CTE 4 academic 20.0 VERMONT VIRGINIA standards WASHINGTON WEST VIRGINIA skills, standards 22.0 standard skills, standards 20.0 standard 4 courses, skills, tests 4 courses, skills, standards, tests WISCONSIN 4 standards 4 WYOMING 4 courses 38 38 5 standard standard 13.0 in progress 4 24.0 13.0 standards U.S. standard 4 4 4 standard 21.13 23 Notes: • CTE refers to career and technical education. • Exit-exam subjects tested: E=English (includes writing), M=Mathematics, S=Science, and H=History/Social Studies. Footnotes: 1 Data on course-credit requirements are provided by the Education Commission of the States. 2 Credit hours for Nebraska are not expressed in Carnegie units. 3 Subject-specific credits for states that do not have total course-credit requirements are not listed in the total-credits column and are not reflected in the national average for total-credit requirements. 4 Students must pass either the science or social studies components of the Graduation Exit Examination (GEE) to receive a standard diploma. http://www.edweek.org/go/dc13

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Diplomas Count - Issue 34, 2013

Diplomas Count - Issue 34, 2013
Contents
A ‘Neglected’ Population Goes Back to School
Age Can Determine Access To Free Education, Diploma Pathways
State Statistics and Strategies
High School Equivalency Test Gets a Makeover
Reasons to Stay: Tailored Interventions
Online Providers Find a Market In Returning Dropouts
Second-Chance Challenge: Keeping Students in School
A Chicago Charter Network Stanches The Flow of Dropouts
Sound-Engineering Class Hooks Reluctant Student
Teenage Father Makes Journey From Dropout to Top Student
Honor Student Disconnects, Re-engages at CCA
Graduation Rate Approaching Milestone
TABLE: Graduation in the United States
DATA: Detailed Analytic Portrait
TABLE: Graduation Policies For the Class of 2013
Sources and Notes

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