Md. county drops new student-grading system after teacher complaints

01/27/2010 | Sun (Baltimore), The

School officials in Maryland's Baltimore County agreed to suspend the required use of the controversial Articulated Instruction Module student-grading system until further study can address the concerns of some parents and educators. AIM was developed by a longtime administrator with the district, and while one expert said the system could be useful with struggling students, many teachers have said it is overly complicated, time-consuming and redundant.

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