- “Why would I drop an AP biology class to take P.E.?“
Bow High School (N.H.) senior Isabel Gottlieb, whose school refused to grant her a waiver for the required gym course (Building Essential Skills for Tomorrow), which interfered with her already heavy schedule that includes two Advanced Placement classes and calculus. Rather than grant a waiver from the PC-sounding “gym” course, the fine educators at Bow told Gottlieb she had to drop one of her AP courses to to take gym.
Teen skips gym, loses diploma – [AP/Boston Globe]
Update: The author of the story picked up by the AP, Todd Morrison, notes in the comment section that there’s more detail in in The Union Leader version of the story, Bow senior tripped by P.E. requirement (w/pic).