Ga. middle school sees gains after grading-policy change

12/2/2013 | Times (Gainesville, Ga.), The

A grading-policy change at Gainesville Middle School in Georgia that was implemented in the 2009-10 school year has led to improvements in standardized test scores, in part because students must redo the work if they fail an assignment, the school's educators say. In 2013, 79% of students met or exceeded state standards in social studies, an increase from 67% in 2010.

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