Superintenent Reykdal releases work-study plan
August 25, 2022
OLYMPIA – Washington's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) State Superintendent, Chris Reykdal announced his plan for high school students ages 16 and over to earn elective credits toward their high school diploma through paid work experience verified by their school in a media briefing on Thursday, August 4.
Nearly 30 percent (45,000-55,000) of Washington's students are employed in high school.
"Through work experience, students learn employability and leadership skills-skills like interpersonal communication, personal finance, time management, taking direction, receiv...