BY BARBARA HOBEROCK World Capitol Bureau
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – A Senate panel on Monday passed a bill that would give students an option when they are denied a high school diploma for failing to pass end-of-instruction exams.
The Senate Education Committee passed Senate Bill 226 by Sen. John Ford, R-Bartlesville, by a vote of 7-0.
The measure would allow students who can’t pass four of seven end-of-instruction exams to get a diploma to re-enroll in the district and receive remediation, Ford said.