S.C. board dismisses idea of using letter grades to rate educators

11/20/2012 | State (Columbia, S.C.), The

The South Carolina Board of Education assured teachers at its meeting last week that it won't use letter grades as part of a new evaluation system slated for 2014-15. The state's education department recommended a scale of A to F to "clearly communicate" a teacher's performance. However, educators propose a model that rates teachers as exemplary, satisfactory, needs improvement and unsatisfactory, and administrators as exemplary, proficient and needs improvement on various education goals.

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