COLUMBUS, Ind. — Even some of the brightest students will shy away from Advanced Placement courses to protect their grade-point average and avoid the extra work.
Columbus East Guidance Director Doug Moore has seen evidence of that from class-scheduling sessions.
But measures are in place to change students' mindsets. High-level courses are being added to high school degree requirements, and Central Middle School Principal Randy Gratz has a plan to prepare his students earlier for more rigorous learning.
Please read Tuesday's edition of The Republic for more details.