San Francisco State Reconsiders Offer of Credit for 9th Graders

April 7, 2010

At a February meeting where San Francisco's school board considered and approved a plan to offer more ethnic studies courses, the dean of ethnic studies at San Francisco State University offered that any ninth grader who took one of the new courses would receive six credits at the university. There was one problem. As The San Francisco Chronicle reported, the university's president didn't know about the offer and, it turns out, the president and many others on the campus don't think the idea is appropriate. At this point, the offer is off.

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