Carnegie unit


noun Education.

a standardized unit of measurement for evaluating courses in secondary schools in terms of college entrance requirements, representing one year's study in any subject, that subject having been taught for a minimum of 120 classroom hours to qualify.

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Origin of Carnegie unit

after the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, where it was developed
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