Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Proposed eligibility requirements face strong opposition at recent school board meeting

 

December 21, 2017

Tonia Copeland/Western Nebraska Observer

How do we raise the bar for academics locally? That is the question the Kimball Board of Education has asked themselves for a number of years.

Following a presentation by local teachers at the end of the 2016-17 school year, the board revisited the question and came up with an answer – reforming the eligibility policy.

Proposed changes met with some opposition at the Dec. 11 board meeting from parents, educators and coaches.

Some of the changes were applauded, such as those made to the grading system that could potentially help students in the classroom and when applying for scholarships....



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