high school education

Washington Board of Education approves new high school graduation rules

BY: - September 12, 2023

Washington may soon expand the list of high school courses that meet graduation requirements.  That’s according to a set of rules unanimously advanced by Washington’s Board of Education last Friday under House Bill 1308. The law, passed this year, directs the Board of Education to establish a list of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge […]

Degrees and other credentials beyond high school slip for WA students, estimates show

BY: - August 22, 2023

Fewer Washington students will earn college degrees and other credentials after high school in the next few years, likely due to fallout from the pandemic, according to a new report from Washington Roundtable, a non-profit run by business leaders in the state.  The report found that only 40% of Washington high school students in the […]

Planning begins for Washington law offering new pathways to high school graduation

BY: - August 17, 2023

Washington students will soon be able to use workforce experience to graduate high school.  At a State Board of Education meeting on Thursday, members began hammering out proposed rules to put House Bill 1308 into effect. The law, approved during this year’s legislative session, allows high school students to move toward graduation by completing a […]