Baltimore schools report high Bridge project pass rate
Of the 1,333 Bridge projects submitted by city seniors in February as alternatives to the HSAs, the school system reports that 1,180 -- or 89 percent -- were accepted as passing. A total of 3,014 projects have been submitted for grading this school year, with a pass rate of 81 percent. Here's a breakdown by subject and subgroup:
Government: 362 accepted, 172 rejected, 68 percent pass rate
Biology: 483 accepted, 75 rejected, 87 percent pass rate
Algebra: 1,032 accepted, 74 rejected, 93 percent pass rate
English: 632 accepted, 184 rejected, 77 percent pass rate
Special education students have submitted 1,022 projects; 836 were accepted and 186 were rejected, resulting in an 82 percent pass rate.
English language learners have submitted 58 projects, of which 49 were accepted and nine rejected, an 84 percent pass rate.