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Standards changes mean more will qualify for Kansas colleges


September 20, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — More students will qualify for Kansas public universities under new admission standards approved by the state Board of Regents.

The board voted unanimously Wednesday to eliminate a rule that required high school students to take specific courses in English, math and science before attending the universities. Class rank also will no longer be considered for admissions, and most students with a C or C+ GPA will be accepted at a majority of the universities, The Wichita Eagle reported.

Regents said under the new standards, 87% of Kansas high school graduates will qualify...

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