Woke California Schools Dumping D and F Grades to Make Failing Students Feel Better
Woke school districts across the state of California are eliminating the grades of D and F to make failing students feel better about themselves, according to reports.
Schools in Oakland — one of the state’s largest districts — are leading the movement for this woke nonsense that will do nothing but harm students.
Per ABC News:
Los Angeles Unified, Oakland Unified, Sacramento City Unified, San Diego Unified and other districts are phasing out grades below a C for high school students. If a student fails a test or doesn’t complete their homework, they’ll be able to retake the test and get more time to turn in assignments. The idea is to encourage students to learn the course material and not be derailed by a low grade that could potentially disqualify them from admission to the University of California and California State University. Students who don’t learn the material, pass the final exam or finish homework by the end of the semester would earn an “incomplete.”
“Our hope is that students begin to see school as a place of learning, where they can take risks and learn from mistakes, instead of a place of compliance,” said Nidya Baez, assistant principal at Fremont High in Oakland Unified. “Right now, we have a system where we give a million points for a million pieces of paper that students turn in, without much attention to what they’re actually learning.”
The school is also making the absurd claim that the new policy will help students get over the pandemic.
Woke teachers love the idea.
One wrote, “Grades are punitive and provide no information on standards mastery. would love (grading) to be based on mastery of standards and … authentic feedback.”
Folks, get your kids OUT of these garbage schools.
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