In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
Ohio Legislature Adopts New Curriculum For High School Students
Ohio high school students bound for college will have to take tougher math and science courses under a bill that has passed the Legislature. The plan calls for high school students to complete a demanding new core of liberal arts requirements to guarantee entry into the state’s four-year public colleges and universities. A student still could earn a high school diploma without the college prep courses but would need to deliberately opt out of them.
Governor Taft pushed for the changes. He says students will master a more difficult curriculum that will get them ready for college or a good entry-level job.