NBCT: Why teachers should grade their students' exams

A recent decision by the New York State Board of Regents that prevents teachers from scoring their students' exams will hurt students, says National Board Certified Teacher Stephen Lazar. He examines the other grading options, such as computerized testing, which would put some students at a disadvantage. Two other solutions -- having teachers grade each others' exams and having teachers from other schools or off-site locations grade exams -- poses additional challenges, he writes.

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