Thursday, July 11, 2019

Reforming Student Report Cards | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

Reforming Student Report Cards | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

Reforming Student Report Cards

If there is one truth that good-hearted reformers forget time and again it is a political one. If you want to make a significant change in school organization, curriculum, instruction, and any school procedure that affect students–make sure you have teachers and parents on board.  Case in point is students’ report cards.
That report cards have changed over the years is a fact that any parent and grand-parent can swear to. Some past and current ones illustrate reforms that have occurred.
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Get the picture? Over time, report cards have mixed academic performance with classroom behavior and personal traits. They have moved from judging children with percentages to letter grades to narratives joined to district and state standards. And, depending upon whether the report card is for elementary or  CONTINUE READING:  Reforming Student Report Cards | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice



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