Setting Aside A-F is a Legislative Imperative

by Johnny L. Veselka, TASA Executive Director Year Published: September 15, 2016

“An A-F system fails to account for the presence of socioeconomic conditions that in turn influence performance. Wealthy schools are not automatically good schools, and poor schools are not automatically bad schools, and yet A-F grading systems tend to reward schools accordingly. Rather than help each improve according to its needs, the system tends to punish poor schools for being poor while telling rich schools they are doing fine.” Read the full article.