The Answer Sheet: Grading Schools


Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 07/19/2013

Florida's change to school rating system called 'scam'

Put this in the if-you-don't-like-the-rules-just-change-them category.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:58 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A New Mess, Grading Schools, School Reform

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Superintendent: Virginia's new A-F school grading system will hurt high-poverty districts

The A-F grading scale for schools creates a nearly insurmountable obstacle for districts that serve high percentages of economically disadvantaged students, the authors say.

By Valerie Strauss  |  08:52 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Analysis, Grading Schools, Poverty