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Teachers’ Views on Extra Credit

Marcia Brown and Shane McKeon, Investigations Editors

December 12, 2012

The following quotations were compiled from email interviews with teachers regarding extra credit policies. “For the last twelve years, in my courses any assignment, quiz, or test can be retaken up until the end of the quarter. ...

Global Studies Inadequate Precursor to AP U.S. History

Sasha Rae-Grant, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2012

Every freshman must take Global Studies. For some students, the class is easy. I didn’t have to put any effort into my work, and I still earned a 115 percent at the end of the year. I already knew most of the material and I...

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