Fla. bill calls for career training pathway to getting high school diploma

February 19, 2019 | Fox 13

A bill in the Florida Senate proposes changing high school graduation requirements for students who want to get a head start on vocational training.

Senate Bill 770 calls for providing a “Career and Technical Education” (CTE) pathway, which would allow students to take fewer higher-level high school courses in exchange for work-based learning programs.

The alternative pathway lets students get a standard high school diploma with 18 credits instead of 24. Students must earn a minimum 2.0 GPA.

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