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  1. PDF Remaking the Grade: A District 's Quest for Equitable Homework Policy

    that equitable for students?"23wondered Dr. Wiggins.By setting consistent standards for ungraded homework, the district sought to create a new, equitable policy that would benefit all students. But critics argued that this consistency actually worked against equity goals, leaving no room for individual cases.

  2. What Many Advocates—and Critics—Get Wrong About 'Equitable Grading'

    In equitable grading, successful learning depends on students learning from their homework. After all, no one counts the free throws you make during practice and adds that score to the game score.

  3. Equitable grading: What is it and how is it helping students?

    Equitable grading can take different forms, but it aims to measure how students understand the classroom material by the end of a term without penalties for behavior, The Wall Street Journal reported. This has resulted in more opportunities for students to complete tests and assignments. Schools in Iowa, Virginia and California have started ...

  4. Grading for Equity

    Grading for Equity. Encouraging teachers to reassess their grading practices and make the adjustments that can guide their students toward academic success. When Joe Feldman, Ed.M.'93, author of Grading for Equity, looked closer at grading practices in schools across the country, he realized many practices are outdated, inconsistent, and ...

  5. Remaking the Grade: A District's Quest for Equitable Homework Policy

    This case study describes efforts by the Arlington, Virginia public school district to address homework inequalities by proposing that for grades 6-12, there would be no grading of homework, no late penalties for homework, no extra credit assignments, and unlimited redos and retakes. Within days, several teachers at one of the local high ...

  6. Think Again: Does "equitable" grading benefit students?

    A truly equitable approach could also involve creating quiet spaces and times for students to complete homework within their school building. As for what should not get graded, there are indeed good reasons to believe that extra credit should be eliminated in most cases. Although it is occasionally used as a way for advanced learners to attempt ...

  7. This One Change From Teachers Can Make Homework More Equitable

    This One Change From Teachers Can Make Homework More Equitable. By Sarah D. Sparks — December 05, 2022 4 min read. Homework can deepen inequities for low-income students at school if teachers ...

  8. How Teachers Can Create an Equitable Grading System

    Teachers are protective of their right to grade, but inconsistent grading practices and the ways they can inadvertently perpetuate achievement and opportunity gaps among our students make grading an issue of equity. There are grading practices that are more bias-resistant and motivational that can improve learning, minimize grade inflation ...

  9. Equity-Based Math Practices

    As math teachers, we face several challenges to make our instruction more equitable. Many students feel anxious about math; additionally, math curricula usually focus on teaching abstract skills that don't connect to students' lives. ... Homework: Students identify local grocery stores and label them on a printed map of their neighborhood ...

  10. How to Make Homework Equitable

    With homework being a self-reflection tool, I encourage my students to work through the same problems over and over again. This works because I post the answers, the bare minimum answers, for them to check their work. This helps students see if they are on the right path without giving away the whole shebang. 4.

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  12. The Trouble With 'Equitable Grading' (Opinion)

    Equitable grading does in fact lead to lower standards, argue two critics of the practice. ... Feldman argues against not only late penalties but also grades for homework and, in fact, grades for ...

  13. Best Practices to Make Your Class More Equitable

    Best Practices to Make Your Class More Equitable. Christopher Copeland. Making classes more equitable begins with educators recognizing how race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, and being able-bodied impacts students' learning. As educators, we must become aware of how particular groups have more ...

  14. Do homework grades reflect learning, or privilege?

    Assigning homework for a grade is simply not an equitable practice. The ability to do homework assumes that a student will have the necessary time and means to do the homework outside of school. That means that there will be a safe, comfortable place that has heat, light, a stable work surface and often, technology.

  15. Schools Are Ditching Homework, Deadlines in Favor of 'Equitable Grading

    April 26, 2023 5:30 am ET. Text. Las Vegas high-school English teacher Laura Jeanne Penrod initially thought the grading changes at her school district made sense. Under the overhaul, students are ...

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  17. Closing the homework gap: Why accessibility to high ...

    Increasingly, homework demands the use of the internet, with 94 percent of school districts serving low-income populations reporting that some of their teachers assign internet-based homework, including 73 percent of high schoolers reporting the need to use the internet outside of school daily. And when 40 percent of households with school-aged ...

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  19. Equitable Grading: Schools using new system minimizing homework

    Middle and high schools across the U.S. are shifting the focus in the classroom to becoming less about homework and more about finals and testing. The goal i...

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  21. California Democrats declare war on homework

    The Healthy Homework Act is about ensuring that our homework policies are healthy for our kids, address the needs of the whole child, and also support family time, time to explore other extra ...

  22. Gagarin Cup Preview: Atlant vs. Salavat Yulaev

    Much like the Elitserien Finals, we have a bit of an offense vs. defense match-up in this league Final. While Ufa let their star top line of Alexander Radulov, Patrick Thoresen and Igor Grigorenko loose on the KHL's Western Conference, Mytischi played a more conservative style, relying on veterans such as former NHLers Jan Bulis, Oleg Petrov, and Jaroslav Obsut.

  23. NBC Boston: How Suffolk Prepares Students for the Job Market

    Dave Merry, associate provost and executive director of the Center for Career Equity, Development & Success, told NBC Boston that many people apply to jobs without having done their homework. His advice for students: Research the employer first, including understanding that organization's corporate culture, commitment to workplace equity, and ...

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    country a step closer to students doing their homework at home rather than in parking lots, to veterans receiving health support online, and job seekers matching with employers." Angela Siefer, Executive Director of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance "The National Lifeline Association (NaLA) thanks Senators Luján, Welch, Vance, Wicker,

  25. Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery and Museum

    Zvenigorod's most famous sight is the Savvino-Storozhevsky Monastery, which was founded in 1398 by the monk Savva from the Troitse-Sergieva Lavra, at the invitation and with the support of Prince Yury Dmitrievich of Zvenigorod. Savva was later canonised as St Sabbas (Savva) of Storozhev. The monastery late flourished under the reign of Tsar ...

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  27. Federal Register, Volume 89 Issue 91 (Thursday, May 9, 2024)

    [Federal Register Volume 89, Number 91 (Thursday, May 9, 2024)] [Rules and Regulations] [Pages 40066-40195] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2024-09237] [[Page 40065]] Vol. 89 Thursday, No. 91 May 9, 2024 Part IV Department of Health and Human Services ----- 45 CFR Part 84 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Programs or ...

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    Several commenters said that workforces should include individuals with disabilities in health care facilities, schools, and social work agencies to help parents and caregivers navigate the systems. They stated that a robust and disability aware workforce is needed to realize an equitable and nondiscriminatory health care system.