The Seattle Times Education section covers schools at the district, state and federal level. Topics include the University of Washington and other colleges; the Common Core and standardized testing; teacher pay and strikes; charter schools; school discipline; classroom teaching methods; and funding under the McCleary decision. Coverage also includes the Education Lab project.

Washington students have new options to earn a high-school diploma

At Foster High, nearly 200 graduating seniors rehearse graduation ceremony procedures prior to graduation in 2018.
Photographed on June 13, 2018. 206640

Starting with the class of 2020, students can choose from a list of new pathways to earn a high school diploma.

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