As he travels around the country, Rick fields a number of questions about assessment and grading policies. On this page, Rick will share his response to some of the most commonly asked questions.

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Read Rick's responses to those who wrote to the Forest City Summit in Iowa disparaging standards-based grading and his work in that field specifically. (Part I) (Part II)


The Right Data to use for Students' Placement

Implementing Standards-based Grading

Penalties for Late Assignments

Parents' Concerns about Grading Changes

Grading Students Based on "Central Tendency"

Counting Zeros and Missing Work from Students