Students Quizzed by Panel to Graduate?

You’re a high school senior getting ready to graduate.  Can you imagine facing a panel of businesspeople, college professors & community members to present a capstone presentation and to be quizzed onStu issues such as the root of crime and how you know when you’re a success?

This is precisely what students at Cincinnati Public School’s Shroder Paideia High School do before they are awarded their diplomas.  Shroder, which has 61% of its population receiving free & reduced lunch, also sees 75% of its students go on to college or post-secondary training.  Many of these students are first-generation college attendees; for many, they are the first in their families to graduate from high school.

Many Ohio schools, as well as State educators, are including or considering things like capstone presentations, portfolios or projects as part of graduation requirements.

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