Arkansas district adopts more rigorous high-school curriculum

11/18/2009 | NWANews.com (Fayetteville, Ark.)

School board members in Rogers, Ark., adopted changes to the district's high-school curriculum designed to make it more rigorous. Basic courses in genetics, zoology and ecology will be cut and students will instead be offered courses in environmental science and Advanced Placement biology. Other changes included the loosening of entry restrictions on advanced courses. Expected to take effect in 2010-11, the changes are meant to incorporate state and national efforts to improve math and science education.

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