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Region 1 grading system called ‘despicable’

BY RUTH EPSTEIN

REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN

FALLS VILLAGE — A group of Region 1 parents and community members gathered Wednesday to vent their frustrations about the new grading system.

The system calls for allowing no student to fail, so those receiving a grade of 70 or below get a “not yet proficient,” or NYP, and must prove they understand the material before that mark can be raised. Students can do assignments continuously or retake tests to bring up that mark.

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