Hawaii - Graduation Requirements: English Language Arts

Area: 
English Language Arts
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2014
Summary: 

Hawaii requires 4 credits of English Language Arts to graduate.

Body: 

These four credits include:
-English Language Arts 1;
-English Language Arts 2;
-0.5 credits in Expository Writing; and,
-1.5 credits in English Language Arts basic electives

There are two diplomas offered, one standard HS diploma and one Board of Education Recognition diploma.
The 4 credits requirement will change in 2016.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/16/2016