Some states are already moving to allow for online high schools.
In California, schools in Los Angeles and San Diego are required to offer online high-school graduation and college entrance.
But they’re also required to provide an online graduation certificate.
And in Pennsylvania, schools that offer online courses and other online learning will be required to make online graduation and graduation certificates available to all students.
In Pennsylvania, the state board of education voted on Friday to allow students to opt out of online high education, according to The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
In that case, students would still be required by law to complete high school and complete online highschool graduation.
The move is part of a broader push by state lawmakers to require that all public schools offer an electronic high school diploma and to allow families and students to enroll in online high educations through their local school district.
“We’re making it easier for parents to enroll their children in a high school or a college,” Pennsylvania Education Commissioner John Krasich said in a statement.
“There is no substitute for high school.”
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