Parents, students say district's grading policies harm college chances

04/27/2008 | Washington Post, The

Virginia's Fairfax County schools will review its grading policies after 2,800 parents and students petitioned the district to give extra weight to AP, IB and honors classes. The schools' high standards -- 94 points merit an A -- with no additional credit given for honors courses and half a point awarded for AP courses, hurt students when applying for out-of-state college admissions and scholarships, critics say.

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