2006 Regular Session
By: Representative Reed
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A PERSON TO BE GRANTED A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IF THE PERSON WITHDREW FROM SCHOOL BEFORE GRADUATION AND LATER ACHIEVED THE EQUIVALENT REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Any person who has withdrawn from high school before graduation may be granted a diploma from the Mississippi public high school that the person last attended if the person has:
(a) Achieved the equivalent requirements for high school graduation that existed at the time that the student would have graduated; and
(b) Made a request to the public high school district that the person last attended in Mississippi that includes relevant transcripts of course work completed.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.