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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Board eyes new policy


August 1, 2019

The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education approved to look at revising several board policies that effect the general grade scale, honors, advanced placement, dual enrollment and dual credit grade scale and Valedictorian and Salutatorian status of students.

The new policy for grading to be approved is: in grades nine through 12, numerical grades in honors, AP and dual enrollment anddual credit courses (approved by the board and, or superintendent) will be weighted by adding 10 points (used for calculating class ranking). When calculating the grade point average on a four-point scale, .5...

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