Minn. schools consider standardized approach to grading students

04/1/2013 | Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

School districts in Minnesota and others nationwide are considering replacing traditional grading systems -- in which students' attitudes and work habits are factored into grades -- with standards-based grading systems. Under standards-based grading, students' mastery of a subject according to the state's academic standards is prioritized. The practice is growing more popular among educators who find that many factors at play in traditional grading have resulted in a disconnect between students' classroom grades and their performance on standardized tests.

View Full Article in:

Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Executive Director
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL