SJ 34 Uniform grading policy; Department of Education to study impact in State.
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Summary as introduced:
Study; uniform grading in public schools; report.  Requests the Department of Education to study the impact of a uniform grading policy in the Commonwealth. In conducting its study, the Department shall (i) examine other states' uniform grading policies and their effects on the public school systems in those states, (ii) consider the implication of implementing a similar policy in the Commonwealth, and (iii) if such a policy is found to be desirable, consider and make recommendations on specific elements of such a policy, including (a) consistent numerical breaks for letter grades, (b) standards to define honors courses, (c) a methodology for appropriately weighting advanced and honors courses, and (d) a determination of courses and weightings to be used in the calculation of class rank.

Full text:
01/12/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101202D  pdf

Status:
01/12/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101202D
01/12/10  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
01/22/10  Senate: Assigned Rules sub: #1
02/12/10  Senate: Stricken at request of Patron in Rules by voice vote