Educational Reform

GMAT Essay Topic 509 - The following appeared in an editorial from a newspaper serving the town of Saluda. "The Saluda Consolidated High School offers over 200 different courses from which its students can choose. A much smaller private school down the street offers a basic curriculum of only 80 different courses, but it consistently sends a higher proportion of its graduating seniors on to college than Consolidated does. By eliminating at least half of the courses offered there and focusing on a basic curriculum, we could improve student performance at Consolidated and also save many tax dollars." Discuss how well reasoned . . . Etc.

Author: Jason Zhan | Date: June 15, 2017 | Score:5.5

In the Saluda newspaper editorial, the writer proposes to reduce the number of courses offered at Saluda Consolidated High School on the basis that a smaller private school in town offers a basic curriculum with significantly less courses yet consistently sends a higher proportion of graduating s...

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