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Common Core Standards Could Knock As, Bs And Cs Off Report Cards

NPR | Dec. 10, 2013 7:45 a.m. | Updated: Dec. 13, 2013 9:24 a.m.

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Sam Evans-Brown

When it comes to report cards, most people think of grades like A, B, C or maybe F. But more and more parents around the country are seeing their kids come home with grades like E, M, IP or LP. It’s part of a growing trend to make grades more reflective of the specific skills students have actually mastered, and its getting a boost from the move to Common Core standards.


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