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Business & Information Technology Equivalency Options

Section PI 18.02, Wis. Admin. Code, defines "equivalent graduation policy" as "a board policy which meets the credit requirements specified for each subject area, but which permits selected equivalent courses as long as such courses contain the time allotment and substantially the same objectives to develop the knowledge, concepts, and skills of the course for which an equivalent is proposed."

Master List of Approved Equivalency Courses - This is a Google Sheet that lists all Wisconsin schools that have approved equivalency credit courses. This spreadsheet can be filtered by year, school district, high school, course title, or equivalency graduation credit code. To filter, click on the drop-down arrow in the top right corner of the column you want to filter. In the drop-down menu, select the relevant entries to view by checking or un-checking the boxes next to each item. 

 

English/Language Arts


Informational Resources: 

  • State Superintendent’s BIT/ELA Equivalency Letter - State Superintendent's letter to district administrators announcing the availability for BIT/ELA teachers/departments applying for equivalency graduation credit

  • BIT/ELA Task Force Report - The State Superintendent's Business & Information Technology and English/Language Arts Task Force Report which summarizes the work that led to establishing a science equivalency credit option for BIT/ELA courses.

  • Equivalency Step-by-Step Process - This is a step-by-step process districts can use to help guide them through the process of applying for BIT/ELA equivalency credit.

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Social Studies/Economics
 

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