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‘Look, I’m in 10th grade’ Two roads to sophomore standing

Victor Vant, assistant principal at Steinmetz, says transition center students have arrived with a variety of courses and credits and that the school can accommodate all of them. “If you look at students today, the majority of them have fragmented classes,” he says. For example, a student who arrives in September with half a credit in Algebra can take an elective the first semester and then drop it midyear to pick up the other half credit in Algebra.