What’s in a Report Card? Depends on Who You Ask. New Report Shows That Parents and Teachers Have Very Different Understandings of Grades & Tests
If a child earns a B– in math on his report card, is that a good grade, or does it mean he’s the worst in the class?
Ask a parent and a teacher, and you’ll likely hear very different answers. But that disconnect is just the beginning when it comes to how these two groups understand the education system and all the grades, jargon, and communication within it, according to a new report from the nonprofit Learning Heroes.
Source: ‘Big Picture’ series, bringing American education into sharper focus through new research and data