In 2009, only 42 percent of high school graduates in San Diego County graduated with the needed classes to apply to California public universities.

In this week’s San Diego Explained, our reporter Emily Alpert and NBC 7/39’s Catherine Garcia break down the needed classes, known as the A-G requirements, and tackle why many students fail to make the cut.

In partnership with NBC 7/39.

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Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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