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Parent criticizes new grading policy at Morris Area High School

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MORRIS, Minn. -- Should students who take classes for credit but not a letter grade have those classes included in their high school grade point average, a measurement used to determine class rank and scholarship eligibility?


That was a question raised to the Morris Area School Board on Monday when parent Somkiat Viratyosin told board he disagreed with a new high school policy that would count classes taken pass/fail as part of the student's high school GPA.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.