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School board gets grad requirement update
Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

The District 833 School Board received an update on graduation requirements at last week's workshop meeting.

All eighth-grade students in middle schools are taking Algebra I this year, according to Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Assessment Rick Spicuzza. They must complete Algebra II in high school in order to receive a diploma.

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Students in the Class of 2015 and beyond must also have three science credits including biology. The other two credits can come from chemistry and/or physics, he said.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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