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Where does a district begin? The book says start with Fix #7. I agree, but what happens next? It doesn't appear that a district could just choose two or three to begin with and then keep adding. But to change the culture of grading in a district by attempting to incorporate all 15 Fixes at once seems like a daunting task. Thanks, Ken.

2013-01-14
MaryLou McGirr
 

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Doctor
says:

Mary Lou I agree that it is unrealistic to incorporate all 15 at once. To me there are two
logical starting points - Fix #7 because all schools are now supposed to be standards-
based for curriculum, instruction, and assessment and Fix 7 is just the logical extension of
this into grading and reporting. The other logical starting point is Fix #1 because the
mixing of achievement and behaviour is the main way that grades are rendered inaccurate
and meaningless.

 

 

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