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By Patric Haerle
WNPA News Services 

Schools may be able to waive grad requirements

Proposal enjoys wide bipartisan support in Olympia; headed to Senate after passing in the House


Last updated 2/3/2021 at 11:21am

Washington high school students wrestling with remote learning programs cobbled together as COVID-19 gripped the state in 2020 and now struggling to meet graduation requirements may well get some help from lawmakers.

The state House of Representatives on Jan. 27 passed a proposal that would allow school districts to waive requirements for students they feel deserve to graduate. The bill, HB 1121, won wide bipartisan support in the House and is on a fast track to the Senate. It includes an emergency provision, meaning it would take effect immediately upon enactment.

The bill echoes the tempo...

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