4 is the new A at schools adopting standards-based grading

03/25/2009 | NYTimes.com

A New York school has abolished the letter system for grading, instead opting to score students on a scale of 1 to 4. This system produces "standards-based report cards" and is based on what students are expected to know by the end of the year. Educators say the system establishes clear expectations for students, but some parents say the report cards are confusing.

View Full Article in:

NYTimes.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Vice Principal of Academics
Presentation High School
San Jose, CA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ