HR 1419

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1419

To improve the calculation of, the reporting of, and the accountability for, secondary school graduation rates.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 7, 2011

Mr. SCOTT of Virginia (for himself, Mr. HINOJOSA, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Ms. MOORE, and Mr. CLARKE of Michigan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To improve the calculation of, the reporting of, and the accountability for, secondary school graduation rates.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. PURPOSES.

SEC. 4. SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATION RATES.

`SEC. 1111A. SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATION RATES.

`(aa) form the adjusted cohort; and

`(bb) graduate in 4 years or less with a regular secondary school diploma (which shall not include a GED or other certificate of completion or alternative to a diploma except as provided in paragraph (6)(B)); plus

`(aa) a description of the secondary school or educational program; and

`(bb) an alternative 4-year completion requirement; and

SEC. 5. AYP CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

END