Legislative: Supporting efforts to De-link Graduation from the SBAC and Relink graduation to meaningful indicators
Dr. John Steech and the Evergreen School Board have developed a legislative proposal to change the state graduation requirement that students achieve passing scores on the SBAC and NGSS in order to graduate from high school and implement a series of options that indicate that a student is ready to graduate and pursue a pathway to college, trade school, military, or
Attached are two documents:
- Redefining Washington State High School Graduation Requirements; and,
- Re-Linking Washington's Graduation Requirements.
These documents clearly address the thinking and efforts to create laws that offer alternatives for students to earn a meaningful high school diploma.
The board may wish to consider supporting these efforts before the legislature as