A-F Outrage Spurs Lawmaker's Move to Kill Texas' New School Grading Plan
"Rep. Mary Gonzalez, D-Clint, filed a bill that would do away with the controversial new grades. She said an A-F system would disproportionately punish schools in the poorest communities that are already struggling to overcome many obstacles. ... Texans are likely to see more legislation attacking the new system after the session kicks off this month, as educators and public school advocates say this first look shows just how broken the new system will be. The A-F legislation narrowly passed in 2015." Read the full article.