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Distance Learning Grading Guidelines

District Distance Learning Grading Guidelines for Middle School Courses:

The information outlined below is for middle school courses only and does not apply to high school credit courses taught in middle school.

  • Grades will not be assigned for the 5th six-weeks so that students and families can adjust to the routines of distance learning.
  • Beginning on April 20, 2020, all graded assignments will be considered formative and weighted equally.
  • Best practices will be used with regards to formative assignments to include feedback and opportunities to re-learn concepts so that posted grades accurately reflect student learning.
  • Multiple assignments/learning tasks may be provided each week, but a maximum of 2 may be used for grade purposes.
  • Students will be provided the opportunity to complete assignments.
  • Administrative and Counselor support will be available as needed.
  • Grades should reflect mastery and be assigned based on work submitted; flexibility should be provided on due dates and students should not be penalized for late assignments.
  • Student failure decisions will occur after the closure of distance learning. More guidelines are forthcoming.

District Distance Learning Grade Guidelines for High School Credit Courses

  • All graded assignments will be considered formative and weighted equally.
  • Best practices will be used with regards to formative assignments to include feedback and opportunities to re-learn concepts so that posted grades accurately reflect student learning.
  • Multiple assignments/learning tasks may be provided each week, but a maximum of 2 may be used for grade purposes.
  • Students will be provided the opportunity to complete assignments.
  • Administrative and Counselor support will be available as needed.
  • Grades should reflect mastery and be assigned based on work submitted; flexibility should be provided on due dates and students should not be penalized for late assignments.
  • Student failure decisions will occur after the closure of distance learning. More guidelines are forthcoming.

 

*All these guidelines are subject to change based on TEA guidelines.*

 

 

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