The following laws and rules govern the calculation, publication, and use of high school graduation rates.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Sec. 1111) - Sec. 1111 -(b) (2)(C)(vi) Accountability
High School Graduation Rate Non-Regulatory Guidance - USED December 22, 2008
Compulsory School Attendance - s. 118.15 Wis. Stats.
High School Graduation Requirements - Law - s.118.33 Wis. Stats.
Children at Risk - Chapter PI 25 - Identification of children at risk of not graduating from high school and children at risk plan.
High School Graduation Standards - Chapter PI 18 - High School Graduation Standards in state rule
- Requirements for school boards to issue a diploma
- Course requirements and additional credits
- Accommodations for pupils with exceptional educational interests, needs, or requirements
- Credit taken in middle school for high school graduation
For questions about the above state statutes and administrative code contact Bev Kniess (608) 266-3706.
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