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Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow high school seniors to graduate before the end of the school year in certain circumstances. Graduation dates would be unaffected by things like snow days, even if it means seniors don’t complete the 180 day school year requirements. It should also cut down on the cost of graduation.
Teachers are proving vulnerable to disconnects between state and federal law that send conflicting messages about the use of medical marijuana. And district officials are in between a rock and a hard place: Under the Drug-Free Workplace Act, any employer that receives federal funding must operate a drug-free workplace, or risk losing that funding.