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January 03, 2018

Florida Clears Way to Diplomas for Hurricane-Displaced Students

Florida will allow students displaced by Hurricane Maria to earn Puerto Rican diplomas in their newly adopted Florida schools. The decision addresses concerns that students might not be prepared to pass Florida graduation exams.

December 28, 2017

New Graduation Requirement in New Mexico? College Application or Training

A bill in the New Mexico legislature would add a new high school graduation requirement for students: They'd have to have a plan to go to college or enroll in a training program.

December 21, 2017

Testing, Bachelor's Degrees and More: the Most-Read 'High School & Beyond' Posts of 2017

The most-read blog posts of 2017 show a wide-ranging interest in financial aid, the value of high school diplomas and bachelor's degrees, and, yes, testing screwups.

November 17, 2017

A Higher Graduation Standard, Delayed

Pennsylvania delays, once again, its plan to increase requirements for high school graduation.

November 09, 2017

Graduating From High School Is About to Get Easier in West Virginia

West Virginia is circulating a proposal that would reduce the number of credits students need to graduate from high school, among other changes.

October 23, 2017

Thousands More Slated to Receive Retroactive Diplomas

Nevada has joined a growing list of states that are conferring retroactive diplomas after getting rid of their exit exams.

August 01, 2017

Who Gets Hurt When High School Diplomas Are Not Created Equal?

High schools across the country hand out nearly 100 different kinds of diplomas, and most don't offer solid preparation for college or career. The students who bear the brunt of that inequity are most likely to be English learners, students with disabilities, low-income students, or those learning English.

June 26, 2017

Career-Tech-Ed Students Can Skip Exit Exams in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a new law that allows career and technical education students to skip the state's high school exit exams.

May 08, 2017

California Close to Dumping High School Exit Exam

California Assembly voted to dump the state's controversial high school exit exam. Now the bill goes to the Senate.

April 03, 2017

Illinois High Schools to Explore Competency-Based Graduation Rules

Schools from 10 districts in Illinois have been chosen to participate in a new pilot program to create competency-based approaches to high school learning and graduation.

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