Home school Co-op diplomas
8th Grade House Stephens, Brittany Spokane Delegation
1. TOPIC: An act relating to home school alternative diploma testing
2.adding (select appropriate action) RCW (insert RCW number).
3.BE IT ENHANCED BY THE YMCA YOUTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE
5. NEW SECTION Sec. 1. The youth and legislature finds that by
6.making students of home school co-op be able to take a state test to
7.try and earn a high school diploma.
8. NEW SECTION Sec. 2. The youth and legislature finds that this
9.specific type of diploma can only be earned under certain regulations:
10.(a) A student who is not in the system of a home school co-op
11.school may not earn this diploma.
12.(b) This diploma can not be awarded to a home school co-op student
14.(c) In order for a student to earn this diploma they must have
15.passed the state test there are no exceptions.
16. NEW SECTION Sec. 3. The youth and legislature finds that this
17.diploma is not like a GED:
18.(a)This diploma is to be taken more seriously than a GED diploma.
19.(b) This diploma is almost exactly like a normal high school diploma.
20.(c) A GED is designed for people over the age of 16, and havn't
21.earned a diploma and are not enrolled in a high school.
22.(d) A GED is also known as an alternative to graduating.
23.NEW SECTION Sec. 4. The youth and legislature finds the benifits of
24.having a high school diploma:
25.(a) When getting into college it is best to have your diploma for a
26.high education/quality college.
27.(b) A high school diploma for home school students would help if
28.they can not get into running start.
29.(c) A high school diploma is more desired by employers.
30.(d) A high school diploma can help a person has the opportunity to
31.have a higher pay.
32.(e) When having a high school diploma also opens more doors for
34.NEW SECTION Sec. 5. Definitions
35.(a) Home school co-op student: A home school co-op student, is a
36.student who is
37.for part of the week at home doing schooling and for the other part
38.of the school week is in a school building, learning with accredited
39.teachers and other students.
40.(b) High school diploma: A certificate saying that a student has
41.passed and graduated high school.
42.(c)GED: GED is a general education degree and is generally for high
43.school drop-outs 36.over the ageof 16.
44.(d) Running start: Running start is for student in thiere last 2 years
45.of high school in college so that they get a head start on college.
46.(e) A school system: A school system is on a computer at a school
47.with the names and information of every studebt enrolled in thiere
49.(f) Alternative: An alternative is another choice other than the one
50.you have, in this case a GED is known as an alternative to finishing
52.(g) State test: A state test is a test on what a person knows and it is
53.made by the state.
54.(h) Regulations: A regulation means that you can only earn somthing
55.as long as it follows the rules or laws made up by the state.
57. Level of urgency: 10