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Rethinking the District's Graduation Requirements

The DC State Board of Education wants to know how you feel a diploma can support life-long success

We want our current graduation requirements to prepare students for college and careers. If you feel current graduation requirements can be improved, what are you interested in changing?

Recent Updates to DC Graduation Requirements: Credit Flexibility

SBOE approved final Credit Flexibility Regulations during our Public Meeting on March 16th.  A critical step to enable personalized learning is to create flexibility beyond the time-based Carnegie unit for students to earn high school credit. Want to learn more? We broke down what the credit flex regulation mean for your student online.

Here’s a side-by-side comparison of how state’s across our nation use graduation requirements: 


**(Includes technology, career/tech, oral communications, life management skills, and other graduation requirements)