Could Pennsylvania Schools Add a 13th Grade?

Pennsylvania summit studies possibility of an extra grade after high school.

Governor Tom Corbett’s committee on postsecondary education studied the possibility of adding a 13th grade to Pennsylvania schools, The Patriot-NewsJan Murphy reports.

Rob Wonderling, CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and chair of the committee, discussed it with the other 30 commissioners who gathered at a Pennsylvania Radisson for the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry Educational Foundation’s workforce summit.

Ideas tossed around at the summit for this “13th grade” included it being an optional, part-time study for those who need it at community colleges and technical centers.

[The Patriot-News]