District to move grading focus toward individual performance

11/23/2010 | Monterey County Herald (Calif.), The

A California district has adopted a new grading policy that aligns students' grades more closely to individual performance that takes into account student behavior and content knowledge. The new model is "more rubrics-based" than traditional grading, one educator says. However, some say the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District's policy is "lowering the bar" for students.

View Full Article in:

Monterey County Herald (Calif.), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Chicago, IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI