Oregon high school: College entry, or no diploma

Matt Zalaznick's picture
Thursday, October 17, 2013

Students in Corbett may soon have a new requirement in order to graduate from High School. The superintendent of the Corbett School District wants college admission to be mandatory in order for students to get their high school diplomas.

The proposal unanimously passed a first reading by the Corbett School Board. Under the new requirement, posted on the district’s website, “Students first enrolled in grade 9 during the 2013-14 school year must be admitted to a post secondary degree granting entity in order to graduate.”/p>

The requirement does not, however, require students to actually attend college. They simply have to apply and be accepted. It’s something the Principal at Corbett High School said is about giving kids options.

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