A-G Convo with Myself: We need to Dump the D

By Dr. Charles Cole, III

In partnership with State of Black Education Oakland (SoBEO), these A-G videos were built to highlight a major issue here in California for more than 20 years. While graduation rates may be rising, Black and Brown students are not graduating eligible for one of the largest public university systems in the country.

The broad reason is misalignment between A-G requirements, more specifically the D-grade. Simply put, while a D-grade is passing in high school, it is not recognized as such by university admissions. This is why we’re calling on districts and CMOs to Dump the D! Watch the video to learn more.

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