Thursday, January 20, 2022

Virginia Teachers Bristle at ‘Equity’ Proposal to Abolish Grades

Breccan F. Thies

Teachers in Arlington, Virginia, pushed back on their school district’s “equity” grading proposal, saying the lack of “accountability … will impact student learning and socio-emotional development and growth in a negative way.”

The Arlington School Board is considering a proposal that would allow “unlimited redoes and retakes on assignments” and no grades or late penalties on homework, among other things, as part of a mission to “implement more equitable grading practices,” according to ABC 7 News.

Lowering grading standards in the name of equity is interrelated with critical race theory, and is part of the ideology’s contention that “non-white people are somehow generally incapable members of society,” as Breitbart News reported.............To Read More.....

 

 

 

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