GOLDSBORO, N.C. -- A middle school in North Carolina is selling test scores to students in a bid to raise money.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Wednesday that a parent
advisory council at Rosewood Middle School in Goldsboro come up
with the fundraising plan after last year's chocolate sale flopped.
Students can add 10 extra points to each of two tests of their
choice. The extra points could take a student from a "B" to an
"A" on those tests or from a failing grade to a passing grade.
Principal Susie Shepherd says it's not enough of an impact to
change a student's overall grades.
Officials at the state Department of Public Instruction say
exchanging grades for money teaches children the wrong lessons.
School Sells Better Grades for $20
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