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Peg Luksik: No More Objective Student Grades

August 28, 2013

Schools across the country are ditching familiar ABCDF and 0-100 grading scales for new systems where students are labeled "proficient,""developing," "needs improvement,"and more. Is this good for kids? Longtime teacher and former U.S. Department of Education staffer Peg Luksik, now chairman of Founded on Truth, joins the podcast to discuss why standards-based grading actually makes education far less objective and far more confusing for teachers, parents, and the public.