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90_HB3186 105 ILCS 5/27-22 from Ch. 122, par. 27-22 Increases by one year the number of years of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies that a pupil entering 9th grade in the 1998-99 or a subsequent school year must successfully complete an order to graduate. Effective immediately. LRB9010316THpk LRB9010316THpk 1 AN ACT to amend the School Code by changing Section 2 27-22. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing 6 Section 27-22 as follows: 7 (105 ILCS 5/27-22) (from Ch. 122, par. 27-22) 8 Sec. 27-22. Required high school courses. As a 9 prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil 10 entering the 9th grade in the 1998-1999 or a
1984-1985 and11 subsequent school year yearsmust, in addition to other 12 course requirements, successfully complete the following 13 courses: 14 1. four threeyears of language arts; 15 2. three twoyears of mathematics, one of which may 16 be related to computer technology; 17 3. two years one yearof science; 18 4. three twoyears of social studies, of which at 19 least one year must be history of the United States or a 20 combination of history of the United States and American 21 government; and 22 5. One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C) 23 foreign language, which shall be deemed to include 24 American Sign Language or (D) vocational education. 25 This amendatory Act of 1998 1983does not apply to pupils 26 entering the 9th grade in the 1997-1998 1983-1984school year 27 and prior school years or to students with disabilities whose 28 course of study is determined by an individualized education 29 program. 30 The provisions of this Section are subject to the 31 provisions of Section 27-22.05. -2- LRB9010316THpk 1 (Source: P.A. 88-269; 89-397, eff. 8-20-95.) 2 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 3 becoming law.
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