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Higher Ed Board Will Allow Schools To Use GPA To Place Students In College-Level Courses07:21

Roxbury Community College (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Roxbury Community College (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The state's Board of Higher Education voted today on a number of measures aimed at improving equity in public higher education.

One notable change is this: public colleges will now be able to use students' high school GPAs for placement in college-level courses instead of or in addition to the standardized placement test Accuplacer.


Valerie Roberson, president of Roxbury Community College.

This segment aired on December 11, 2018.

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