WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio | The Mind Is Our Medium
Now Playing

Common Core Standards Could Knock As, Bs And Cs Off Report Cards

When it comes to report cards, most people think of grades like A, B, C or maybe F. But more and more parents around the country are seeing their kids come home with grades like E, M, IP or LP. It's part of a growing trend to make grades more reflective of the specific skills students have actually mastered, and its getting a boost from the move to Common Core standards.