Does your GPA reflect the knowledge you gained in a class? The answer, according to an article recently published by the Association of Middle Level Education, is probably not. Teachers rely on grade point averages for the sake of simplicity, not because these averages reflect mastery of material.
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Today a reader wrote in to ask a question about comparing grading system between two different geometry classes in California. Picture this. Two geometry teachers