Dr. Michael S. Shibler is superintendent of Rockford Public Schools in Rockford, Michigan. More information on education reform can be found at www.mackinac.org. Permission to reprint in whole or in part is hereby granted, provided the author and his affiliation are cited.

By Dr. Michael S. Shibler

Schools should stand behind their diplomas

Schools Should Stand Behind Their Diplomas

More districts should follow the example of Grand Rapids-area Rockford Public Schools, which guarantees that its graduates possess basic skills by requiring them to pass competency tests before receiving their diplomas. … more