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Document Number: 6412

Statewide Uniform Grading Scales MS Word PDF - Grading practices have traditionally been addressed at the local level, but with growing concern about grade inflation and/or the use of grades for high-stakes purposes such as merit scholarships, some states now address grading scales in state policy. This ECS StateNote discusses the four states Arkansas, Florida, South Carolina and West Virginia that have adopted a statewide grading scale, as well as Tennessee, which has convened a taskforce to develop a statewide grading scale. (Molly Burke, Education Commission of the States, October 2005)...
Author: Molly Burke
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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