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Document Number: 6667

Ensuring Rigor in the High School Curriculum: What States Are Doing MS Word PDF - While increasing the number of courses required for high school graduation and requiring students to complete specific courses is a good first step toward preparing students for the world after high school, it is equally important for states to ensure that high school course content is adequately challenging. This policy brief identifies several policy options and provides examples of state action for each for ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum. (Jennifer Dounay, Education Commission of the States, January 2006)...
Author: Jennifer Dounay
Publication: StateNote
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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