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Ohio lawmaker pushes bill to require schools to name a valedictorian


Added 06-11-19 04:29:02pm EST - “An Ohio? lawmaker? introduced a bill on Monday that would? require public high schools to name a valedictorian, in response to one school's decision to abolish? singling out top grade earners in graduating classes.?” - Foxnews.com

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Ohio state Rep. Niraj Antani, a Republican, introduced a bill Monday that would require public schools in the state to name a valedictorian. (Rep. Niraj Antani / Facebook)

An Ohio lawmaker introduced a bill Monday that would require public high schools to name a valedictorian, in response to one school's decision to abolish singling out top grade earners in graduating classes.

State Rep. Niraj Antani, a Republican, said not honoring academic achievers is a slippery slope to getting rid of grades completely.

“Getting rid of valedictorian is the first step in getting rid of grades, getting rid of GPA’s, class rank and so that I think is very bad and we hear about millennials being entitled and perhaps lazy. Well it’s a result of decisions like this," Antani told the Statehouse News Bureau.

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