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Grading Practices for Educationally Handicapped Students in Secondary Schools [microform] : Issues, Problems, and Needs. Resource Paper No. 23 / Robert Lister
Bib ID 5428186
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Lister, Robert
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1983 
9 p. 
Summary

The lack of research on grading policies for handicapped students is pointed out, and results of a survey completed by 14 high schools in New Hampshire are summarized. Results reveal a variety of grading and graduation approaches including weighting grades or courses, developing a basic level curriculum geared for students having academic difficulty in the regular classroom, and using goals specified in students' individualized education programs. A list of 10 common concerns about grading (including that parents are not usually receptive toward alternate methods of grading and that teachers need more training on ways to evaluate student ability and progress) was revealed from the survey, and findings emphasized the need for districts to establish equitable policies regarding grading, credits, and graduation requirements for handicapped students. (CL)

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May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Disabilities.  |  Grading.  |  Graduation Requirements.  |  High Schools.  |  Policy Formation.  |  State Programs.  |  New Hampshire
Form/genre Reports, Research.
Other authors/contributors New Hampshire State Dept. of Education, Concord
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