2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-11-103.6f. Students transferring from out of state – Children of military families - Exceptions to graduation requirements.

A. Prior to September 1, 2003, the State Board of Education shall adopt rules to ensure that students who transfer into an Oklahoma school district from out of state after the junior year of high school of the student shall not be denied, due to differing graduation requirements, the opportunity to be awarded a standard diploma.

B. The rules shall allow district boards of education to make exceptions on an individual student basis to the high school graduation requirements of Section 11-103.6 of this title for such students who would be unable to meet the specific graduation requirements without extending the date of graduation. Each district board of education that grants exceptions pursuant to this subsection shall report to the State Department of Education on or before July 1 of each year the number of students granted exceptions and reasons for the exceptions.

C. By December 1, 2015, the State Board of Education shall adopt rules requiring school district boards of education to waive the Oklahoma history high school graduation requirements of Section 11-103.6 of this title for children of military families as defined in the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, set forth in Section 510.1 of this title, who transition with the military from another state and who have satisfactorily completed a similar state history class in another state.

Added by Laws 2003, c. 55, § 1, emerg. eff. April 10, 2003. Amended by Laws 2015, c. 32, § 1, eff. July 1, 2015.

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