A story in today’s Columbus, Ohio, Dispatch, about a program that enables Ohio high school or middle school students to earn college credit quotes Tim Kraynak, college counselor and assistant principal at Worthington Christian High School. The school is a ministry of Grace Polaris Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation on the north side of Columbus. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article.
State setting limits on classes that qualify for College Credit Plus
If you’re a high school or middle school student hoping to boogie your way to free college credits in a Zumba class or strap into a Cessna for an aviation course, you might be out of luck.
As Ohio’s College Credit Plus program continues to evolve, the state is working to implement new rules to determine which courses are eligible for the program and how to handle underperforming students. …
The proposed rules provide “instant accountability for students,” said Tim Kraynak, college counselor and assistant principal at Worthington Christian High School.
“There’s this idea out there with parents and students that, well, the state will pay for it, so if I don’t perform well, there really is no cost to me,” Kraynak said. In reality though, those grades end up on a student’s transcript and a district might seek reimbursement for the course from the student’s family.
“Some of the measures that we’re putting in place are going to be healthy overall for parents and students,” Kraynak said.
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