This year, Arlington Public Schools (APS) will use a standards-based approach to grading and reporting at 11 elementary schools. This new form of reporting will include more detailed information about the knowledge and skills students are learning.Standards-based reporting focuses on what students understand and does not utilize traditional letter grades. Standards-based practices:
- Align to best practices in teaching and learning
- Focus on what students know and can do
- Provide specific information on progress
- Involve students
To learn more, watch this video produced by AETV to learn more about Elementary Standards-based Reporting in APS.Still have questions or want to know more? Attend one of the community information sessions on Standards-based Reporting:
- Wed, Sept. 25 from 7-8 p.m. OR
- Tue, Oct. 15 from 7-8 p.m.
Both sessions will be held in rooms 354/356 at the Syphax Education Center located at 2110 Washington Blvd. Parking is available on levels B1 and B2.