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Dayton Public Schools define steps in new graduation system

Jeremy P. Kelley, Dayton Daily News |

The new state graduation rules, which are complicated, are an option for current juniors and seniors, and are mandatory for the class of 2023 and beyond.

To earn a diploma, the state says students will have to “do the basics” by passing 20 classroom credits, “show competency” either by passing one state exam each in algebra and English II or by meeting certain career/college/military standards; and “show readiness” by earning at least two seals from a list of 12 (science, job readiness, technology and others).

School law full of graduation, funding, religion changes approved

Journal-News |

Ohio legislators passed a wide-ranging education bill this week, affecting graduation rules for current high school students, restoring funding for some suburban schools, protecting religious expression in schools, but removing language that would have allowed schools to furlough staff this year.

Test/graduation rules: The bill says high school students whose state end-of-course exams were canceled this spring can use their classroom grades in those subjects toward Ohio’s graduation requirements.

A week in high school graduations: Drive-in theater, dressed-up bus, Land of Illusion and more

Journal-News |

State-ordered social distancing brought on by the spreading coronavirus scuttled long-standing high school commencement ceremonies. And in recent days, some Butler and Warren county school districts used a variety of novel approaches unimaginable until recently.

What Butler, Warren county schools are planning for graduation ceremonies

Journal-News |

Some area high schools will experiment with non-traditional and virtual graduation ceremonies this month and next while some school officials are still waiting to decide how their seniors will be honored during the time of the coronavirus.

Middletown High School planning virtual graduation ceremony this week

Journal-News |

Principal Carmella Cotter notified students and parents that several members of senior class requested to pick up their diplomas early because of commitments such as military, so the school decided to hold a virtual graduation ceremony on Tuesday, the originally scheduled graduation date.

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