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May 05, 1995 - Image 30

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1995-05-05

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Everything ' s Coming Up Poses

AKIVA page 29

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through this transitional period
and head off any possible turmoil
that can accompany such change.
"One of the things that we
were looking for was a principal
who could instill a greater spirit
within the students as well as the
staff," he said.
One of the first changes will oc-
cur in the curriculum where more
electives are being brought in and
the order of the math and science
classes will be reconfigured.
According to Dr. Beneson, the
problem in the curriculum
stemmed from a high-school pro-
gram that accommodated senior
year in Israel. Classes were
planned to allow students to go
abroad in their final year with the
knowledge they should have at-
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"These were changes that
needed to be made," he said.
"There was frustration on the
parents' part."
Since the senior year in Israel
program ended a few years ago,
the school has sought to make ad-
justments in the math and sci-
ence classes. Specific changes
include offering physics to the
twelfth-grade students and post-
poning biological science from
eighth grade to the ninth grade.
"The plan is to give the stu-
dents who study the physical sci-
ences more of a math
background," said Rosalie Lake,
principal of general studies at
Akiva.
Another plan is to give the stu-
dents more electives to choose
from, particularly offering ad-
vanced placement history and bi-
ology to students seeking college
credits.
"The crux of it really is trying
to provide more options for stu-
dents, more ways they can move
through the curriculum," Ms.
Lake said.
Three students left the school
last year, complaining, in part,
that the school did not provide
them with adequate preparation
for college or enough options. Mr.
Eisenberg expects those students
to return next year.
One big change will be the ad-
dition of staff, Ms. Lake said, to
accommodate both the increased
electives as well as the separate-
sex classes that will begin next
school year with the ninth grade.
Dr. Beneson and Mr. Eisen-
berg said the increase in staff
may affect tuition in the future.
"It is too early to project rais-
es in tuition," Mr. Eisenberg
said. "It all depends on a lot of
factors." ❑

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