Alabama Department of Education to consider requiring graduates to prove they are ready for college or the workforce

The Alabama Department of Education (ADE) may require seniors to prove they are ready for a job or college before graduating.

If the new requirements pass, students would have to show a score from a qualified standardized test, take an AP, IB or college credit course, have a technical credential, participate in a youth apprenticeship, attain career and technical education completer status or be accepted into the military starting with the class of 2028.

Currently, the class of 2028 is about to enter the seventh grade.

Read more on 1819 News.

Micah Ward
Micah Ward
Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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