The 1998 Minnesota Graduation Rule defines what students should master during their school years. Going beyond paper-and-pencil tests, the rule requires students to demonstrate what they can do as well as what they know. As the rule has been developed, teachers and school districts have been scrambling to adjust their programs to address the individualized learning requirements that emphasize experiential, project-based learning.
Bremseth, Tamie; Hively, Jan; and Mitchell, Jim, "Connecting the Learning: 4-H Extension and Graduation Standards" (1999). Project Summaries. 11.