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State Requirements - Arizona

2007 Arizona Board of Education Rule Change R7-2-302.01

No legislation. On December 10, 2007, the Arizona Board of Education prescribed a new minimum course of study and competency requirements for the graduation of pupils from high school or issuance of a high school diploma, effective for the graduation class of 2012. The social studies requirement is increased to three credits, which includes one-half credit of economics. The Arizona Academic Standard for Social Studies includes Economics (Strand 5), which includes Personal Finance (Concept 5).

Status Description:
Arizona Board of Education increased the social studies graduation requirement to three credits, which includes one-half credit of economics (which includes a personal finance concept in its standards) for the class of 2012.

  New Graduation Requirement Summary (Class of 2012)
  R7-2-302.01 Arizona Board of Education Graduation Requirement
  AZ Social Studies Standards, Including Economics