Critics Question Florida's Early H.S. Graduation Law A number of 11th graders will join high school seniors in Florida at graduation this year. The state now allows high school students to graduate after their junior year, a move aimed at easing classroom overcrowding. Critics say graduating a year early might make it harder to gain admission to college. Bobbi O'Brien of member station WUSF reports.
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Critics Question Florida's Early H.S. Graduation Law

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Critics Question Florida's Early H.S. Graduation Law

Critics Question Florida's Early H.S. Graduation Law

Critics Question Florida's Early H.S. Graduation Law

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A number of 11th graders will join high school seniors in Florida at graduation this year. The state now allows high school students to graduate after their junior year, a move aimed at easing classroom overcrowding. Critics say graduating a year early might make it harder to gain admission to college. Bobbi O'Brien of member station WUSF reports.