Graduating in Jefferson City

1 decade 2 years 13 hours ago Wednesday, March 21 2007 Mar 21, 2007 Wednesday, March 21, 2007 9:04:30 AM CDT March 21, 2007 in News
Under the current grading system at Jefferson City High School, students must have a 66% average to pass a class. Under the new proposed grading system, it would make it much easier to walk out of Jefferson City High School with a passing grade.

The proposed minimum to pass a class would be lowered to 60%. That means what used to be a D- is now a D, and both would get you a passing grade under the new proposal. The district hopes this change will help combat its nearly 5% dropout rate.

The school board plans to meet Monday to talk about the possible grade scale changes. If passed, the proposed grade scale would not be implemented until next school year at the earliest.

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