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News - December 21, 2012

No perfect scores with new system

by Nick Veronin

According to Steve Uhlir, the parent of a Mountain View High School senior, the biggest problem with the new grading system occurs in departments that grade students based upon subjective assignments, such as essays. They have devised a system that penalizes students on the verge of moving up or down a full letter grade, which he believes has the potential to be most detrimental for students on the cusp between an A-minus and a B-plus.

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