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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Could extra-weighted grades for students who take Advanced Placement classes be eliminated?
That was the question Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendent Dr. Pat Oâ€™Connor proposed to the Board of School Trustees at the previous meeting.
Currently, if a student receives an A in an AP class, that counts as five points toward their grade point average, whereas an A in any other course counts as just four points.
â€śWe have created an unequal grading system,â€ť Oâ€™Connor said.
A concern of Oâ€™Connorâ€™s was rewarding students for taking AP classes but not for taking Honors or dual-credit courses. No action was taken at the last meeting, but the topic was much discussed.
Members of the public had their own opinion on The Post & Mailâ€™s Facebook page.
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