Ken H. Posted November 13, 2009 Share Posted November 13, 2009 This is wrong on so many levels I don't hardly know where to start! (BTW the school board nixed the plan and she resigned today, thank gawd. What was she thinking!?!) "By The Associated Press GOLDSBORO, N.C. - A middle school in North Carolina is selling test scores to students in a bid to raise money. The News&Observer of Raleigh reported Wednesday a parent advisory council at Rosewood Middle School came up with the fundraising plan after last year's chocolate sale flopped. The school will sell 20 test points to students for $20. Students can add 10 extra points to each of two tests of their choice. The extra points could take a student from a "B" to an "A" on those tests or from a failing grade to a passing grade. Principal Susie Shepherd says it's not enough of an impact to change a student's overall grades. Officials at the state Department of Public Instruction say exchanging grades for money teaches children the wrong lessons." Link to comment
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