Bound Brook School District

111 West Union Ave, Bound Brook, NJ 08805

State Board of Education Adopts Revised High School Graduation Requirements
and Revised Curriculum Standards in Six Content Areas
 
 
The new high school graduation requirements include a total of 120 credits and the infusion of 21st century skills across all content areas. New course requirements will be phased in as follows:

  • Three years of mathematics, including algebra I, effective with the 2008-09 ninth-grade class; geometry, beginning with the 2010-11 ninth grade class; and a third year of math that builds upon these two courses, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2012-13;
  • Three years of lab science, including biology, effective with the 2008-09 ninth grade class; a choice among chemistry, physics or environmental science, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2010-11; and a third inquiry-based lab or technical science, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2012-13; and
  • One half-year of economics and financial literacy, beginning with incoming freshmen in 2010-11.
 
Go to  http://www.state.nj.us/education/news/2009/0617sboe.htm to view entire press release.
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