This is also amazing too, because up till now Jeb bush has said jump and Don Gaetz and the Florida Legislature have asked, how high?
New high school graduation requirements
• To earn a standard diploma, students must take 24 credit hours and pass standardized exams in language arts and algebra I.
• For a scholar designation, students must complete the requirements for a standard diploma, plus complete at least one college-level course, earn two credits in a foreign language, and pass end-of-course exams in algebra II, biology and history.
• For a merit designation, students must complete the requirements for a standard diploma plus earn industry certification in one or more fields. Students seeking a merit designation can substitute some industry courses for advanced science and math courses.
To read more check out the link: http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/gov-rick-scott-signs-sweeping-education-bill/2116640