COLUMBUS, Ind. — A plan that would rewrite the state’s requirements to graduate from high school has received the first of two needed approvals.
The proposed changes include three main requirements for graduation:
- Having students earn a diploma based on credit requirements from the state.
- Learning and demonstrating employability skills through project-based, work-based or service-based learning experience.
- Requiring students to earn or meet requirements for a range of other assessments, such as the state’s Honors diploma, ACT or SAT exams, an apprenticeship or dual-credit courses.
Please read Friday’s edition of The Republic for more details.