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Posted April 05, 2014 in the News

Education experts debate Common Core’s value

On any given day, Rian Meadows is up checking emails, texts, and grading assignments, and answering her “lifeline,” the phone, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Posted May 13, 2014 in the News

Good teaching, poor test scores: Doubt cast on grading teachers by student performance

In the first large-scale analysis of new systems that evaluate teachers based partly on student test scores,

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Posted March 23, 2011 in California Educator

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A new twist on tests

As teachers are getting ready to have students pull out No. 2 pencils for standardized tests, Del Norte High School in Crescent City has figured out a controversial way to make the tests relevant...

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Posted May 27, 2010 in California Educator

Larry Thompson

Making the grade

A number of schools in California have bid farewell to D’s and F’s. Some have gotten rid of pluses and minuses. And others have eliminated traditional report cards with letter grades altogether,...

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Posted May 26, 2010 in California Educator

Teresa Basin

Is the traditional letter system changing?

When the West Contra Costa Unified School District adopted standards-based grades for elementary schools, report cards became more confusing for teachers, students and parents, says Gig Jenkins,...

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Posted May 26, 2010 in California Educator

Jessica Breed

Should grading be more consistent?

Some universities, including Stanford Law School, Yale University and UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law, have dropped letter grades and shifted to other forms of evaluation, such as “honors,”...

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Posted May 26, 2010 in California Educator

LynnMedeiros

Pluses and minuses of grading

When it comes to having marks alongside letter grades, there are, of course, pluses and minuses. Sierra College has gone back and forth on this policy and currently doesn’t allow them. So a student...

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