Grades

    Re: Report card ratings
    Lisa

    I agree!

    On 5/14/16, Jessie wrote:
    > Call me old school, but I think E,S,N,and U clearly tell
    > parents where their children stand concerning grades and
    > progress. E=Excellent, S= Satisfactory, N= Needs improvement,
    > but is progressing, and U= Unsatisfactory, progressing very
    > slowly or not at all. I never had a parent not understand
    > this grading method. IMHO, when we get to "fancy" with the
    > grade labeling, we confuse parents.
    >
    >
    >
    > On 5/08/16, Lisa wrote:
    >> HI. Our County is revising our elementary report cards.
    >> Does anyone have a rating scale that they love? We currently
    >> use PINT (proficient, in process, needs development, and to
    >> be taught). I saw the proposed scale which includes D,S,M,
    >> P (distinguished, strong, marginal, progressive). I have
    >> been told this won't change but when I look up the
    >> definitions in the dictionary, marginal is NOT better than
    >> progressing. Can anyone share what they use in their county
    >> ?