What They Said: What I Learned from Conversations with Texas Educators

by State Rep. Diego Bernal Year Published: August 18, 2016
"This [A-F] district and campus rating system can ultimately shame students, branding them individually with their school’s score. Students might not be aware of the precise meaning of an 'improvement required' campus, but every student knows what an 'F' means. The inequality of the current school finance system all but ensures that a campus’ letter grade will align with the wealth or poverty of the surrounding area, but the students will carry the weight of that grade in a more personal, internal way." Read the full report.