Idaho Task Force Revises Plan on Secondary Schools

Jacobson, Linda
November 2005
Education Week;11/9/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p25
The article reports that facing considerable opposition from parents and educators, a task force in Idaho removed a proposal to require middle school students to maintain a C average in all three years of middle school in order to enter the 9th grade. It also dropped a plan for high school students to take career focused electives. Many parents expressed worries that the career-related requirement would limit students' choices in high school. Students graduating in 2012 would be the first required to have the additional credits.


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