Mountain Home School Board Changes Names of Pre-AP Classes, Makes Many New Hires

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The Mountain Home School Board, at its regular monthly meeting Thursday night, approved a proposal to replace its current pre-AP classes with the title Classes with Honors. The school says that according to the state, honors courses are intended “for students of high ability, but not necessarily identified as gifted, and who are placed in a classroom in which the curriculum focuses on higher levels of thinking. and complexity, thus avoiding ‘more of the same.’ The term “honours” suits the current way we teach pre-AP courses. AP courses and concurrent credit courses will not be impacted or changed in this process.

The change is being made because The College Board – which owns the Pre-AP brand – recently made changes to the Pre-AP curriculum, allowing only course programs purchased from The College Board to be called Pre-AP. Several courses offered by the school as pre-AP are not available through the College Board’s pre-AP program.

The board approved a bid of $47,666 for bulk paper and plastic products and approved an expense of $64,779 to replace the current wireless network with wireless access points.

The board also approved a number of personal positions:

Mountain Home School Board Staff Report 5/19/22 by KTLO News on Scribd

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