House Bill 91 - Signed by Governor Deal

On Monday, March 30, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law, thereby creating a new code section, O.C.G.A. § 20-2-281.1. This law became effective upon the Governor's signature.

This law provides that students shall no longer be required to earn a passing score on any graduation tests to earn a high school diploma.  The law also contains additional details and requirements regarding the ability of students no longer enrolled to petition the local board of education for a diploma for students whose sole reason for not receiving a high school diploma was due to not passing any part of the graduation tests.

 

HB 91 Petition Form

Frequently Asked Questions

 

For additional information contact:  

Mrs. Crystal Brooks, CCHS School Counselor

(912) 496-2501

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