Several Wisconsin school districts are trying a new method of evaluating what students learn.
It’s called “standards-based grading,” and it’s different than the typical A-F grading system people may be used to.
Advocates believe the new approach will replace the old system. But, in order for the practice to catch on, it will take a shift in mindset from both parents and educators.
At first, when you step into David Venne’s room at Racine Case High School, it looks like any other public school science class.