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September 20, 2018

Considering Grades, Not Just Tests, in College Course Placement Pays Off

A new study finds that students perform well in college classes when their placements in those courses are based on multiple factors, including high school grades.

February 01, 2018

Absenteeism, Abuse of Credit Recovery Drive Bogus Graduations in D.C.

A scathing report on violations of graduation rules in the District of Columbia shines a spotlight on a nationwide problem: Chronic absenteeism.

August 18, 2017

Grade Inflation Is Greater in Wealthier Schools, Study Says

A new study finds that grades are rising more at private and suburban schools more than they are in urban schools, a trend that experts worry puts low-income students at a disadvantage as they apply to college.

April 13, 2016

South Carolina Switches to 10-Point Grading Policy

It has been harder to get an A in South Carolina than in neighboring states. But that's about to change.

February 25, 2016

Thinking of Tossing Out the A-B-C Grading System? Think Again.

Middle and high schools principals shared stories about trying to replace As, Bs, and Cs with more meaningful measures of student learning, but ran into obstacles and pushback at every step.



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