This from the Courier-Journal:
Critics say making only some take senior-level class unfair
Jefferson County school board members are having second thoughts about the new graduation requirement they unanimously approved Monday that would make some high school students earn four math credits, while others would only need three.
Starting with this year's freshman class, Jefferson County students who pass algebra I, geometry and algebra II before their senior year must also pass a senior-level math class like pre-calculus before they can graduate.
But students who have to retake one of those lower math courses, and who pass, would get their diploma without needing a fourth math credit.
Some parents say that isn't fair.
"It almost seems as if they are punishing those kids who pass all three math courses by the senior year by making them take another math course," said Karen Lewis, whose son is a freshman at Eastern High School this year...