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Bill: Let competent Utah students skip classes or move faster

Bill: Let competent Utah students skip classes or move faster

by Lisa Schencker
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Mar 5, 2013 12:57PM MDT

More students might soon be able to bypass traditional classes in subjects they’ve already mastered or move more quickly through them if a bill that gained committee support Tuesday becomes law.
The House Education Committee narrowly voted in favor of HB393, which would allow school districts and charter schools to create ways for students to gain credit based on their competency in a subject. Schools would still receive state funding for those students, based on a formula to be decided in the f...

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