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THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014

Education bill raises graduation requirements

OLYMPIA – Washington high school students will need 24 credits to earn a diploma, with an extra credit of math and science, starting in 2019. Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Thursday that legislators said will help give students a “meaningful diploma” increasing both the...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013

Senate pushes more school changes 

OLYMPIA – The Senate spent part of a second day making changes to the state’s education laws, approving a plan to identify and change “persistently failing” schools and removing certain outdated mandates for schools. To read the rest of this item, or to comment, go...

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