Tag Archive: Thoughts on A-F Schools

Jan 31

McCauliffe Makes Position Known on A-F Schools Grading

During his first “Ask the Governor” call-in radio program, Governor McAuliffe made his position well known on the A-F grading system for Virginia’s public schools. He advocated for “dismantling” the grading system for rating Virginia’s public schools noting that it stigmatizes students and teachers and could have an adverse economic impact on the schools’ communities. …

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Nov 25

A-F Thoughts

 I believe it was Thomas Jefferson who once said, “the greatest inequality is the equal treatment of unequals.”  The Governor and the General Assembly are attempting to treat all schools as equal schools. They are not.  Every school has its own DNA.  The type of resources available and needed differ by school. The A-F legislation …

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