Getting a high school diploma will be harder this year.
August 17, 2001 at 4:00AM
When the 2000-2001 Memphis City Schools district report card was released by the state last November, it was littered with Ds and Fs, the occasional B, a rare A. But one section was blank, almost ominously so. The Gateway exams: Algebra I, English II, and Biology I. Instead of a grade, the report card simply read, "To be administered beginning 2001-02."