High School Diploma Petition Info (House Bill 91)
High School Diploma Petition Info (House Bill 91)
Posted on 04/08/2015
This is the image for the news article titled High School Diploma Petition Info (House Bill 91)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 test to earn a high school diploma. The law also allows for any individuals no longer enrolled in a public school who were denied a high school diploma solely for not achieving a passing score on any of the graduation tests and met all other local and state requirements submit a petition to the local school system to determine eligibility to receive a high school diploma under O.C.G.A. 20-2-281.1

Former students of Elbert County Comprehensive High School who would like to submit a petition for a diploma must complete a petition form. Please click on the following link for more information:

http://elbertchs.sharpschool.net/departments/guidance_department/high_school_diploma_petition_request/