Parents voice concerns, support on grade-less report-card pilot project


By Eric Plummer
Sea to Sky joins host of other school districts trying out a no-grades approach to reporting

A child’s success in school cannot be fairly measured with letter grades, according to a growing number of elementary educators joining a movement to scrap traditional report cards. “We have 70 years of research that tells us that letter grades do more harm than good when it comes to student learning,” Sea to Sky school district’s director of instruction, Peter Jory, told parents and educators at an information meeting held on the issue Feb. 15 at Whistler Secondary School.…

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February 22, 2017

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