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Why doesn't my child have percentages on her report card? What does this new report card
tell me?

2011-11-21
Sherri
 

The
Grade
Doctor
says:

As I have not seen your new report card it is difficult for me to answer this question but I
will say that percentages tell you nothing of value. The percentage system implies
precision that does not exist and has no meaning . What has meaning is a limited number
of levels with clear descriptions of what the levels of performance mean like Advanced
Placement - 5 levels, and International Baccalaureate - 7 levels.

 

 

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