Goodbye, Standards – Hello, Progress: Virginia School District Proposes Banning Homework, Extra Credit, and Essentially Grades Altogether Thanks To “Unlimited Retakes”

The Arlington County School Board in Virginia recently introduced a proposal that would essentially eradicate the grading system as we know it. According to Fox News, the proposal would force educators to allow their students an unlimited number of retakes on assignments, ban giving out extra credit, and would effectively eliminate homework completely by prohibiting … Continue reading Goodbye, Standards – Hello, Progress: Virginia School District Proposes Banning Homework, Extra Credit, and Essentially Grades Altogether Thanks To “Unlimited Retakes”