A 12-year-old student in Maryland works on a computer-based test in this Feb. 12, 2015 photo. Washington state has created a new way for some high school students who fail state tests in math and English to graduate from high school anyway.
A 12-year-old student in Maryland works on a computer-based test in this Feb. 12, 2015 photo. Washington state has created a new way for some high school students who fail state tests in math and English to graduate from high school anyway. Patrick Semansky AP
A 12-year-old student in Maryland works on a computer-based test in this Feb. 12, 2015 photo. Washington state has created a new way for some high school students who fail state tests in math and English to graduate from high school anyway. Patrick Semansky AP