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Some students struggle to access electives


Last updated 2/22/2007 at Noon

The number of elective classes versus remediation classes for the 2007-2008 school year became an open discussion topic at the January 21 meeting of the Fallbrook Union High School District board. Two factors impose restrictions on choices – time and need – but at the heart of the issue is the requirement imposed by No Child Left Behind legislation, which mandates passing the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to graduate.

“We have an incredible amount of electives” says Ruth Hellams, referring to the classes offered at Fallbrook Union High School. Yet, for some 11th- and 12...

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