Standards lowered for graduation?

For the second time in three years, the Florida Legislature has passed a major overhaul to the state’s high school graduation requirements, this time rolling back some of the most stringent standards set by previous legislation while also adding a new industry certification track to graduation.

The Taylor County School District is in turn working to expand its academy programs and ensure that they will result in the chance for local students to receive industry certifications in a number of fields.

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